Legal news for New York truck accident attorneys – A semi truck crashed into pickup truck farm trailer then landed on a residential property, reported New York State police.
Cortland, NY (NewYorkInjuryNews.com) – New York State police reported to the scene of a motor vehicle collision that sent a tractor-trailer barreling through a residential property in Cortland, Monday afternoon, January, 18, 2010, according to News 20 Now. Route 13 where the tractor-trailer flipped over after colliding with a pickup truck that was towing a trailer.
The pickup truck driver was turning into a parking lot. The tractor-trailer was transporting lumber at the time, when he attempted to avoid a collision y slamming on his brakes. The semi driver could not avoid rear-ending the back of the farm trailer the pick up was totting from behind. The driver of the tractor-trailer lost control of his vehicle and flipped over into a local residence’s property. New York State police reported that the property sustained minor damages.
Police reported that the driver of the tractor-trailer managed to climb out of the damaged rig after it overturned. Emergency medical services (EMS) were at the scene. The driver of the rig sustained minor injuries. It was not reported if he received medical treatment. The two drivers involved in the crash were not identified. Responding police reported that the residents were not in their homes at the time of the collision. It was reported that the house was being used as a storage unit.