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Is There A Coca-Cola Truck Crash Epidemic?

Updated on: 11/22/2019

Coca Cola truck accident

In 2018, the award-winning attorneys at Davis Law Group were retained to represent the victim of a serious trucking accident involving a Coca-Cola truck.

As a result of Davis Law Group's investigation into this case, we have been able to identify dozens accidents nationwide involving Coca-Cola's own trucks in the last 12 months.

Recent Coca-Cola Truck Accidents In The U.S.

  1. November (2017), a Coke truck malfunctioned causing it to split in half and spilling debris near Lincoln, Nebraska.
  2. January (2018), man dies after the car he was driving went under part of a Coca-Cola 18-wheeler in Greenville, South Carolina.
  3. January, a jackknifed Coca-Cola tractor-trailer causes an accident on I-95 near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  4. March, a 29-year-old woman died in a crash with a Coca-Cola Bottling Company truck in Bristol, Virginia.
  5. March, Coke delivery truck drives with the lift in the raised position collides with a railroad bridge then fell onto a car in Oklahoma City.
  6. April, a woman was killed and another person was injured in a Fulton County, Georgia crash involving Coca-Cola truck.
  7. April, a semi truck crash involving a Coca-Cola delivery truck closed down traffic for hours near Flint, Michigan.
  8. April, a Coca-Cola employee driving a red pickup truck on State Route 260 crosses the centerline and sideswiped a Jeep before crashing into a motor home in Gila County, Arizona.
  9. May, overturned Coca-Cola truck accident on I-75 South at the I-16 Eastbound split in Bibb County, Georgia.
  10. June, a semi carrying 77,000 pounds of Coca-Cola on a Utah highway tipped over after driver tries to avoid traffic from separate crash.
  11. August, a truck filled with Coca Cola product rolls over near Guthrie, Nebraska.
  12. August, Coca-Cola 18-wheeler hits SUV head-on before veering off into a nearby wooded area in Carlyss, Louisiana.
  13. October, a Coca-Cola truck slammed into a CSX overpass bridge in Tonawanda, New York.
  14. October, there was a fatal rollover wreck involving a Coca-Cola truck near Sebring, Florida.
  15. October, Coke truck crashes on Highway 99 West near Dundee, Oregon.

Note: Data compiled on 10/29/18.

The Coca-Cola Company has had serious, well-publicized safety problems in the past, including a 2012 Coca-Cola was hit with a $21 Million distracted driving judgment for an injury accident caused by a Coke driver who was talking on her cell phone at the time of the collision.  The case does emphasize the need for all companies to have a clear cell phone use policy for their drivers. 

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The award-winning personal injury lawyers at Davis Law Group have helped accident victims get justice and the compensation they deserve after a serious accident for more than 25 years. We offer a free legal consultation to injured victims and work on a contingency fee basis, which means you only owe attorney's fees after we recover compensation on your behalf. 

Call our office in Seattle at (206) 727-4000 or use the confidential contact form on this page to request a free legal consultation with our top-rated legal team today. 

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WNEM Television, Bay City, Michigan

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Christopher M. Davis is principal attorney and founder of Davis Law Group, P.S. in Seattle, WA.
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