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semi truck accident, Wisconsin truck accident attorneyA semi tractor-trailer recently caused multiple accidents on I-94 near Milwaukee in the early morning hours of the day. The semi, loaded with over 50, 000 pounds of grain, rolled over in the southbound lanes of I-94 near College Avenue. The truck grazed a Milwaukee County snowplow and caused a light pole to fall across the northbound lanes. Another semi tractor-trailer and a truck hit the pole.

Truck Accident Statistics

Large truck accidents—such as those involving semi tractor-trailers, dump trucks, and other large transport or construction vehicles—are an unavoidable problem on the road. In 2013, there were over 7, 000 large truck crashes, with 85 that led to fatalities and 2, 140 that caused injuries. In 2012 there were 5, 882 accidents that resulted in 71 deaths and 1, 800 documented injuries. The average from 2008 to 2012 was 6, 378 large truck accidents, 63 deaths, and 2, 031 injuries.

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