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Two Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Highway 460 in Campbell County, VA

Campbell County, VA — Two people were hospitalized after a tractor-trailer accident in Campbell County, Virginia, on Friday, April 24, 2015. The accident happened on Highway 460, around Route 742.

Details on exactly how the accident happened have not been released. Reports say only that a tractor-trailer collided with a pickup truck, which caused the tractor-trailer rolled over in a ditch.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, as well as the driver of the pickup truck were taken to a local hospital. Their names have not been released.

Police are continuing to investigate the accident.

Approximate Scene of the Accident


Right now, we don’t know enough about this accident to give any sort of advice on how one would proceed should they find themselves in similar circumstances. However, we can say that any time one is involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer, it’s important to collect as much evidence as possible, should liability ultimately rest with the commercial truck. Skid marks on the road, witness statements, any surveillance footage that was recorded, and data from the truck’s computer can be key in figuring out exactly what happened in the moments leading up to an accident. The importance of that information really can’t be overstated.

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