One injured in Prosser accident
Motor vehicle collision cause unknown
Date: May 31, 2011, 05/31/2011
Location: Prosser, Benton County, Washington
Type: Car accident, Motor vehicle collision
Outcome: One injured
One person was injured in a semi rollover collision near Prosser on Tuesday.
Around 7 p.m. a semi-truck driven by 51-year-old William H. Burch was driving a tractor semi on Highway 221 when it veered off the roadway and rolled onto its side.
Burch was injured but treated and released at the scene. His passenger, 50-year-old William J. Grant was taken to Prosser Memorial Hospital but his condition was unknown.
Traffic at Richland’s Queensgate and I -182 was delayed due to asphalt repairs. Washington State Patrol is still investigating the cause of the crash.
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. Ninety-eight percent of the time, the passengers or driver in the other vehicle is killed as opposed to driver or passengers in the truck.
- 1,131 Large Trucks Involved in Non-Fatal Crashes
- 107 Large Trucks Involved in Injury Crashes
- 126 Injuries in Crashes Involving Large Trucks
- 1,024 Large Trucks Involved in Towaway Crashes
- 29 Large Trucks Involved in Hazmat (HM) Placard Crashes
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