Truck Accidents in VA Archives - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Can I Sue for an Accident Caused By a Medically Unfit Truck Driver?

It is dangerous for any driver to have a health condition that can impact their ability to safely operate a vehicle, but for a commercial truck driver who has been behind the wheel of an 80,000-pound vehicle for hours on end, the consequences can be especially catastrophic. Although the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires…

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Hampton, VA – Two Killed in Dump Truck Accident on W. Pembroke Ave

Two men were killed on Wednesday, October 11th when a dump truck and a pick-up truck collided at an intersection in Hampton. The accident took place at about 3:40 p.m. near the intersection of Aberdeen Road and West Pembroke Avenue.  The two occupants of the pick-up truck died at the scene. They have been identified…

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Gloucester, VA – Driver Charged in Fatal Truck Accident at Rt. 17 and T.C. Walker Rd

Virginia State Police have launched an investigation into a fatal chain-reaction accident involving a tractor-trailer. The deadly truck accident took place at about 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 24th at the intersection of T.C. Walker Road and Route 17 in Gloucester.  Do I need to hire an attorney after a Virginia truck accident? According to…

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Virginia Beach, VA – One Hospitalized After Commercial Vehicle Accident on Northampton Blvd

One person is in the hospital after being injured in a commercial vehicle accident in Virginia Beach on Wednesday, August 16th. The collision took place in the eastbound lanes of Northampton Boulevard at about 4:25 p.m.  What are the leading causes of commercial vehicle accidents? According to local police, the crash involved a passenger vehicle…

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