New Jersey Truck Accident Attorney announces a New Jersey semi-truck driver killed in fiery blaze after pickup truck crashed into him on Interstate 95.
Linwood, PA (NewYorkInjuryNews.com) – A New Jersey semi-truck driver was walking across the highway after collecting fuel from another unidentified semi-truck driver when he was struck by a pickup truck and died in a fiery blaze, announced the Philadelphia Inquirer.
The State officials of Pennsylvania reported that the trucker needed fuel and had crossed the intersection to meet another trucker to retrieve some gasoline for his semi-truck. When the trucker proceeded to cross Interstate 95 to return to his vehicle, a pickup truck slammed into him and the gasoline he was carrying caught fire incinerating and killing the trucker in the middle of the intersection.
Officials stated that fatal accident occurred before 6 am on Wednesday morning and shut down the westbound lanes for several hours afterward. The New Jersey truckers name will not be released until his family is contacted with the news. The accident took place between the Pennsylvania and Delaware border.
After the crash, westbound traffic was redirected through the Pennsylvania Welcome Center lot. The driver of the pickup that hit the trucker was only identified as a 35-year-old-man resident of Delaware. He remained free from harm.