The RepublicanHerald.com reported that an accident occurred Tuesday morning in Saint Clair, involving a tractor-trailer and 3 vehicles.
The tractor-trailer was heading south and ran into the back of a Ford Ranger that was stopped at a red light on Route 61. According to the article, the Ranger flipped several times, finally coming to rest at the side of the southbound lanes.
After hitting the Ranger, the truck crossed the median and hit a Jeep Grand Cherokee and a Chevrolet Impala that were stopped in the northbound lanes.
Two people were taken to the hospital and all of the vehicles involved where towed from the scene.
Route 61 was closed in both directions for over an hour. An investigation into the crash continues, but police said numerous citations will be filed.
It will be interesting to see the results of the investigation, especially regarding the responsibility of the tractor-trailer driver in this crash. If you are involved in an accident with a big truck, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact the tractor-trailer accident attorneys at Michael J. O’Connor & Associates for a free review of your case.