Disabled Passenger Vehicle Sends Truck Driver To His Death
Genesee County, Michigan – A truck driver died after the semi-truck he was driving struck a disabled passenger vehicle along I-69 sending him down a steep embankment to his death.
According to officials, the semi-truck collided with the disabled passenger vehicle along westbound I-69 at approximately 9 p.m. on Sunday night. The driver of the 4-wheeler had lost control of the vehicle and become disabled in the roadway before the collision.
Investigators said the semi careened off of the vehicle and down an embankment. Authorities have yet to release the identity of the truck driver, but confirmed the driver was from Ontario, Canada.
Police report six other vehicles crashed in a chain reaction stemming from this accident. The crash remains under investigation, but police believe slippery road conditions led to the fatal scene.