Posted on Monday, September 20th, 2010 at 10:00 am
An 18-wheeler accident in Knox County left one person dead. The accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. on Highway 277 when the victim’s pickup truck collided with an 18-wheeler.
The 85-year-old driver of the pickup truck was driving his vehicle northbound in the southbound lane when the driver of the 18-wheeler saw the man and switched lanes to try and avoid a collision.
The 85-year-old man then switched lanes and collided nearly head-on with the 18-wheeler. The crash is currently being investigated by law enforcement officials.
Truck and 18 wheeler accidents can cause serious injury and change the lives of all involved, our thought are with the friends and family of the victim.