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February 10, 1986 | United Press International
Five teen-agers were killed when their compact car veered out of control and collided with a semi-trailer truck filled with kerosene. The truck driver was not injured in the Saturday accident.
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May 24, 2013 | By Kim Murphy
SEATTLE - Dan Sligh was on his way to a camping trip with his wife and Navy colleagues when he noticed the oversized truck in front of him on Interstate 5 seemed about four feet too wide on the right side for the bridge they were approaching near Mount Vernon, Wash. “I kept saying, 'Anytime you want to move over to the left, it'd be OK,' ” Sligh told reporters. But just then, he said, another truck came up on the left of the oversize vehicle and the wide-load hit the approach spans to the four-lane bridge.
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October 30, 1987 | United Press International
A Greyhound bus rammed the back of a semi-trailer truck on the Ohio Turnpike Thursday, injuring 24 passengers, authorities said. The bus driver was cited for driving too close to the truck.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1989
A 51-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning when his car collided head-on with a semi-trailer truck, authorities said. Deputy Coroner Ken Bell said the car was traveling south on Interstate 15 at 11:20 a.m. near the Escondido Expressway and Champagne Boulevard when it crossed the dirt center divider and collided with the northbound truck. The driver of the car, identified at August W. Berger of Yorba Linda, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was not injured.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1989
A 51-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning when his car collided head-on with a semi-trailer truck, authorities said. Deputy Coroner Ken Bell said the car was traveling south on Interstate 15 at 11:20 a.m. near the Escondido Expressway and Champagne Boulevard when it crossed the dirt center divider and collided with the northbound truck. The driver of the car, identified at August W. Berger of Yorba Linda, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was not injured.
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May 29, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
A semi-trailer truck loaded with paint drums smashed into a concrete pillar and blew up, killing the driver and closing two major highways near here Tuesday. All northbound lanes and one southbound lane of Interstate 15 were reopened about three hours after the 7:20 a.m. accident, but the Joshua Overpass--where U.S. 395 branches away from the interstate--remained closed pending engineering examination.
NATIONAL
May 24, 2013 | By Kim Murphy
SEATTLE - Dan Sligh was on his way to a camping trip with his wife and Navy colleagues when he noticed the oversized truck in front of him on Interstate 5 seemed about four feet too wide on the right side for the bridge they were approaching near Mount Vernon, Wash. “I kept saying, 'Anytime you want to move over to the left, it'd be OK,' ” Sligh told reporters. But just then, he said, another truck came up on the left of the oversize vehicle and the wide-load hit the approach spans to the four-lane bridge.
NEWS
July 25, 1985 | United Press International
A semi-trailer truck loaded with fish collided with another large rig loaded with wood chips Wednesday, police said. Traffic was rerouted about an hour while the fish and chips were cleaned up, police said. No one was injured in the accident.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1990 | WENDY PAULSON
A semi-trailer truck loaded with toilet paper overturned Wednesday morning on Interstate 5, blocking three lanes of traffic for four hours, the California Highway Patrol said. The truck's driver, Porfirio Hernandez, 33, and his passenger, Rudy Garcia, 25, both of Los Angeles, escaped with only minor injuries because they were wearing seat belts, CHP Officer Rick Soto said. Hernandez and Garcia were treated at Samaritan Hospital in San Clemente for bruises.
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August 2, 1986 | From Reuters
Israeli police said Friday that 10 people had died in a collision Thursday, including nine children and the driver of the van taking them home to the Jezreel Valley from a summer vacation on the coast. Police said they had not yet established what caused a semi-trailer truck carrying 30 tons of tomatoes to veer across the roadway and hit the van head-on.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 30, 1987 | United Press International
A Greyhound bus rammed the back of a semi-trailer truck on the Ohio Turnpike Thursday, injuring 24 passengers, authorities said. The bus driver was cited for driving too close to the truck.
NEWS
February 10, 1986 | United Press International
Five teen-agers were killed when their compact car veered out of control and collided with a semi-trailer truck filled with kerosene. The truck driver was not injured in the Saturday accident.
NEWS
May 29, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
A semi-trailer truck loaded with paint drums smashed into a concrete pillar and blew up, killing the driver and closing two major highways near here Tuesday. All northbound lanes and one southbound lane of Interstate 15 were reopened about three hours after the 7:20 a.m. accident, but the Joshua Overpass--where U.S. 395 branches away from the interstate--remained closed pending engineering examination.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 28, 1991
A Chula Vista man was killed early Wednesday when he drove into the rear of a parked semi-trailer truck in the Miramar area, authorities said. Michael Joseph O'Neil, 39, was driving a small convertible in the 7700 block of Trade Street when he hit the truck shortly after 5 a.m., San Diego police spokesman Sgt. Mike Healey said. O'Neil was traveling about 40 m.p.h. O'Neil died on impact, according to John Armendariz, an investigator with the medical examiner's office. He leaves behind a wife.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 23, 1988
Two men took a semi-trailer truck filled with electronic equipment Thursday morning after overpowering a security guard behind a Radio Shack store. Police Lt. Scott Hamilton said the guard was confronted about 2 a.m. by a man wearing a ski mask and carrying a semiautomatic handgun at the store at 12821 Knott St. The gunman and an accomplice made off with $67,000 worth of equipment, Hamilton said. No one was injured.
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