This serious accident caused a chain reaction, resulting in two fatalities.
As of 1:45 p.m. the accident investigation was still taking place. Traffic backed up about seven miles.
There will be more updates to come regarding this fatal semi truck accident.
Semi Truck Accident Statistics
There are over 500,000 truck accidents in the United States every year. A high number of these truck accidents result in fatalities. Approximately 5,000 die in truck accidents annually. The majority of fatal truck accidents occur in rural areas, on a weekday, and in the daytime. Large trucks are more likely to be involved in an accident that results in death than a passenger vehicle.