Driver killed when coal truck overturns at Massey site

Posted on Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 at 4:11 pm    

A coal hauling truck overturned at the Massey Energy Co.  mine site in West Virginia killing the worker that was driving. According to officials, the truck overturned at 5:30 p.m. in Scarbro. Federal mine investigators are looking into an accident and believe that the cause is icy roads and faulty brakes in the truck. The […]

West Virgina man killed in truck accident

Posted on Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 1:32 pm    

A West Virginia man was killed and two more injured in a truck accident on Saturday. The accident occurred as a 41-year-old man was traveling southbound down U.S. 301 and  hit the rear of a semi-truck that was stopped at a traffic light. Two other West Virginia men, ages 20 and 34, were transported to […]

Woman killed in a truck accident in Franklin County

Posted on Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 12:41 pm    

A woman was killed after a truck accident in Franklin County. The woman was riding a motorcycle when the driver of the dump truck backed up without seeing her and collided with her. According to officials, the accident occurred on the 100 block of Commerce Avenue when the driver of the dump truck missed a […]

Truck accident causes liquid spill, road closure

Posted on Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 11:45 am    

A truck accident on W. Va 16 caused a spill of a non-hazardous liquid material that backed up traffic for hours while emergency crews work to clean up the site. According to officials, a tractor-trailer that was carrying  multiple 250-gallon containers of silylated polyurethane resin lost control and overturned spilling the liquid all over the […]

West Virginia truck drivers honored for safety

Posted on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 11:14 am    

More than 50 professional truck drivers, who represented more than a dozen trucking companies in West Virginia, participated in an event on June 12 to show off their skills and and to be honored for their safety performances. During the event, drivers were recognized for driving with an excellence in safety. A driver from Yellow […]

Women killed in hit-and-run truck accident

Posted on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 10:59 am    

Police are looking for the driver who caused an accident and then left the scene. The woman was on her way to work when a tractor-trailer or flatbed truck crashed into her car on Route 119. West Virginia officials said the the driver of the truck never stopped because there is no evidence that there […]