MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ – A driver had a close call when snow from a tractor-trailer crashed down on his windshield in Mansfield on Wednesday evening.
According to a local news report, a truck driver was behind a tractor-trailer as he took Exit 6 off the New Jersey Turnpike. Snow, that had been packed onto the tractor-trailer’s roof flew off the vehicle and hit the victim’s windshield.
The windshield shattered, glass flew in the driver’s face, and he barely maintained control.
The driver, Noah Williams, attempted to stop the driver of the tractor-trailer but failed and instead contacted the police who said incidents like that, though dangerous, are not uncommon.
Officials throughout the state are reminding drivers to scrape all and snow and ice off their vehicles to prevent more accidents like this one.
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Note: This blog reports on the types of cases our firm has extensive experience handling. It is painful to learn of the prevalence of these serious accidents, and it is our sincere hope that future catastrophes can be avoided. Our blog posts are written from scouring recent news stories. As more information is revealed, these stories may be updated. If the information in this blog article is outdated or false, please let us know so we can add updates or corrections.
Disclaimer: By showing the frequency of these serious accidents, Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers hopes that more will be done to prevent them. Another aim is to give readers information that can be used to help them reduce the likelihood they are involved in a serious accident. Content on our blog is not legal advice.