Author Archives: Pete Trosclair

Volvo Driver Killed After Swerving Into 18-Wheeler in Houston

The unidentified driver of a Volvo was killed this morning after running head-on into an 18-wheeler truck in Houston, Texas. According to the Houston Police Department, the Volvo driver was driving north on Almeda Road at Reed Road when they crossed over the center line and swerved in front of an oncoming 18-wheeler heading south. After… Read More

Andrew Olen Pierce Killed After Head-on Crash with 18-Wheeler

27-year-old Andrew Olen Pierce died on Tuesday after his Jeep ran into an 18-wheeler truck on Highway 26 outside of Poplarville, Mississippi. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the crash took place at about 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of CJ Seals Road and Highway 26. Pierce was reportedly driving east when he crossed over the… Read More

Dale Steven Eppard Killed After 18-Wheeler Strikes Interstate Pillar

Dale Steven Eppard, 65, died on Saturday after the 18-wheeler he was in crashed into a pillar on an interstate highway in Virginia. According to police, Eppard’s truck swerved off of the road and crashed into the pillar supporting an overpass on Interstate 81 at Port Republic Road in Harrisonburg, Virginia.  No other vehicles were involved… Read More

Truck Driver James Johosky Killed in 18-Wheeler Crash in Iowa, Louisiana

The driver of an 18-wheeler truck died Monday morning when his 18-wheeler rolled over in Iowa, Louisiana. The crash took place on Hecker Road near Lalanne Road at about 6:50 a.m. Investigators with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office said that no other vehicles were involved other than the 18-wheeler. James Johosky, 59, was behind the wheel when it… Read More

Joshua Deshan Burrell, 18, Killed in 18-Wheeler Crash in Alabama

An 18-year-old from Demopolis, Alabama died Friday after being struck by an 18-wheeler truck. According to reports, Burrell was driving a 2012 Honda Civic when the 18-wheeler hit him on US Highway 80. Police stated that Burrell was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. The incident is still under investigation by Alabama… Read More

Driver Killed in Crash Between Two 18-Wheelers

Early this morning an 18-wheeler driver was killed after his truck crashed into another 18-wheeler on the side of Interstate 10 near Highway 6 near Houston. According to news reports, at about 5:15 a.m., a truck driver pulled over to the right shoulder of the highway due to mechanical problems. The driver displayed emergency indicators to… Read More

Mohamed Rashid, 29, Killed When 18-Wheeler Veers Into Reservoir

The driver of a tractor trailer died on Tuesday after his truck crashed through side railing on Interstate 85 in Georgia and then went into the Randleman Regional Reservoir. The 18-wheeler driver, Mohamed Said Rashid, was driving northbound at about 8 a.m. on I-85 when he crashed. Highway Patrol officials have not yet determined what caused… Read More

Trucker Martin Huerta Killed in Crash with Another 18-Wheeler

The driver of an 18-wheeler truck, Martin Huerta, 41, was killed Saturday night after he crashed into the trailer of another 18-wheeler. According to the San Antonio Police Department, the crash took place near a private driveway, at the 12300 block of Somerset road. Huerta reportedly made a too-wide turn and then struck the trailer of… Read More