Two separate accidents involving tractor-trailers closed nearly all northbound and all southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Palm Beach recently and sent three people to area hospitals with undisclosed injuries. The first accident occurred around 9:31 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-95 near 45th Street when a sudden downpour caused a chain reaction accident in very heavy traffic. Florida Highway Patrol troopers are still conducting their investigation, but they say that this accident involved at least five passenger vehicles and a tractor-trailer. Two people were injured in this chain reaction trucking accident.
An article published in the Orlando Sentinel describes a chain reaction accident that occurred in July 2009 when a semi truck’s improperly secured cargo caused cars to collide while drivers attempted to avoid the debris. Among the more unusual aspects of the accident was a car bumper with a 15-inch kitchen knife embedded in it that was part of the truck’s cargo. According to law enforcement officials investigating the car accidents, the chain reaction crash occurred on S.R. 520 near Bellevue Way.
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