• May 25, 2022

One Injured in Dual Semi-Truck Accident on I-5 in Canyonville, OR

Canyonville, OR -- May 23, 2022, one person sustained injuries outside of Canyonville due to an accident where two semi-trucks crashed along I-5.

Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 10:10 a.m. along I-5 southbound just outside of town. Reports said that a semi-truck slowed, possibly due to a deer in the road. While doing so, another semi crashed into the back of the first one.

The second driver reportedly had non-life-threatening injuries. No further information about the crash is available at this time.

Commentary on Dual Semi-Truck Accident on I-5 in Canyonville

Dual Semi-Truck Accident I-5 Canyonville, OR

With a situation like this, folks may think this was all just some unavoidable collision. That could be true. One can't exactly predict when an animal is going to run in the roadway. But there could be extenuating circumstances to consider. Did the first truck have working brake lights? Was the second truck following too closely? Did anything like fatigue or cell phone usage contribute? Did safety features on the trucks function properly? Were the drivers working for companies that force them to work long hours or operate poorly maintained trucks? These can all have a serious impact on a crash and make an otherwise mild collision far more serious. If nothing else, taking steps to get clear answers is crucial for people in need of help. Are those steps being taken?


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