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SH10A069KILLERROADS Jan. 15, 2010 -- A Nissan and a GMC Yukon truck collide on Pacific Coast Highway. The Nissan driver got transported by helicopter; the driver of the Yukon refused to get treatment and walked from the accident with minor injuries to his heel. (SHNS photo by Juan Carlo / Ventura County Star) (roads)

SH10A069KILLERROADS Jan. 15, 2010 -- A Nissan and a GMC Yukon truck collide on Pacific Coast Highway. The Nissan driver got transported by helicopter; the driver of the Yukon refused to get treatment and walked from the accident with minor injuries to his heel. (SHNS photo by Juan Carlo / Ventura County Star) (roads)

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  • SH10A076KILLERROADS Jan. 15, 2010 -- Traffic is allowed to pass through the scene of a fatal accident involving a prisoner work-release crew doing maintenance work on the center median of the westbound 126 Freeway. (SHNS photo by Rob Varela / Ventura County Star) (roads)
  • SH10A069KILLERROADS Jan. 15, 2010 -- A Nissan and a GMC Yukon truck collide on Pacific Coast Highway. The Nissan driver got transported by helicopter; the driver of the Yukon refused to get treatment and walked from the accident with minor injuries to his heel. (SHNS photo by Juan Carlo / Ventura County Star) (roads)
  • SH10A073KILLERROADS Jan. 15, 2010 -- The remnants of a Nissan Altima bear testament to the severity of a four-vehicle accident on Highway 118. The Nissan collided with an 18-wheeler, which also collided with two other passenger vehicles. (SHNS photo by Eric Parsons / Ventura County Star) (roads)
  • SH10A068KILLERROADS Jan. 15, 2010 -- Newbury Park High School students comfort one another at a memorial site honoring Cody Murphy, who died in a single-vehicle crash on Pacific Coast Highway. (SHNS photo by Joseph A. Garcia / Ventura County Star) (roads)
  • SH10A072KILLERROADS Jan. 15, 2010 -- One of three fatalities is examined at the scene of a multivehicle accident on I-95 in Stuart, Fla. Fifteen people were involved in the accident, with eight transported to local hospitals. (SHNS photo by Matthew Ratajczak / The Stuart News) (roads)
  • SH10A071KILLERROADS Jan. 15, 2010 -- Crosses honoring accident victims Jenilyn Addis Franklin, 18, and her husband, Brandon Franklin, 21, stand on U.S. 411 near Sevierville, Tenn. The memorial marks the place where an automobile crash claimed the lives of the newlyweds on Sept. 26, 2006. (SHNS photo by Clay Owen / Knoxville News Sentinel) (roads)
  • SH10A075KILLERROADS Jan. 15, 2010 -- An unidentified family member of individuals involved in a fatal traffic accident at mile marker 145 on Interstate 95 talks on the phone after arriving at the scene of the accident. Luz Carrion, right, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., who was one of the first on the scene, said that it was raining heavily at the time of the accident. Two individuals were airlifted from the scene. (SHNS photo by Sam Wolfe / The Stuart News) (roads)
  • A three-truck accident on I-75 southbound just north of the Daniels Road exit in Fort Myers has left one person dead with two other drivers being transported to area hospitals in unknown condition.  The accident involved two tractor trailers and a box truck which rear-ended the first tractor trailer and was subsequently hit by the second.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • A police officer takes photos of the car involved in an accident that killed a woman on westbound I-75 a few miles from the Naples and Marco Island exit off of Alligator Alley. The female driver of the vehicle shown lost control of her car and smashed into another vehicle causing it to flip and killing a woman who was riding in the backseat. Photo taken Wednesday, April 11, 2007. Jimmie Presley/Staff
  • Interstate 75 was shut down for several hours after a truck carrying flammable materials ran over an suv Friday morning.  I-75 north and southbound are now open as of 12:50 p.m. Traffic is moving slowly due to miles of backup traffic heading southbound. Collier County Sheriff's Office
  • A three-truck accident on I-75 southbound just north of the Daniels Road exit in Fort Myers has left one person dead with two other drivers being transported to area hospitals in unknown condition.  The accident involved two tractor trailers and a box truck which rear-ended the first tractor trailer and was subsequently hit by the second.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Interstate 75 was shut down for several hours after a truck carrying flammable materials ran over an suv Friday morning.  I-75 north and southbound are now open as of 12:50 p.m. Traffic is moving slowly due to miles of backup traffic heading southbound. Collier County Sheriff's Office
  • SH10A070KILLERROADS Jan. 15, 2010 -- Crosses honoring accident victims Jenilyn Addis Franklin, 18, and her husband, Brandon Franklin, 21, stand on U.S. 411 near Sevierville, Tenn. The memorial marks the place where an automobile crash claimed the lives of the newlyweds on Sept. 26, 2006. (SHNS photo by Clay Owen / Knoxville News Sentinel) (roads)
  • A three-truck accident on I-75 southbound just north of the Daniels Road exit in Fort Myers has left one person dead with two other drivers being transported to area hospitals in unknown condition.  The accident involved two tractor trailers and a box truck which rear-ended the first tractor trailer and was subsequently hit by the second.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • traffic on I-75 on Erik Kellar/Staff
  • A three-truck accident on I-75 southbound just north of the Daniels Road exit in Fort Myers has left one person dead with two other drivers being transported to area hospitals in unknown condition.  The accident involved two tractor trailers and a box truck which rear-ended the first tractor trailer and was subsequently hit by the second.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • The partial remains of a box truck's cab sits just behind a tractor trailer it rear-ended early Tuesday morning, killing the truck's driver.  A three-truck accident on I-75 southbound just north of the Daniels Road exit in Fort Myers has left one person dead with two other drivers being transported to area hospitals in unknown condition.  The accident involved two tractor trailers and a box truck which rear-ended the first tractor trailer and was subsequently hit by the second.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • After traffic began to move past the accident, commuters couldn't help but gawk at the remains of a three-truck accident on I-75 southbound just north of the Daniels Road exit in Fort Myers which left one person dead.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • An FHP officer walks by the partial remains of a box truck cab involved in a three-truck accident on I-75 southbound just north of the Daniels Road exit in Fort Myers leaving the driver dead with two other drivers being transported to area hospitals in unknown condition.  The accident involved two tractor trailers and a box truck which rear-ended the first tractor trailer and was subsequently hit by the second.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • A three-truck accident on I-75 southbound just north of the Daniels Road exit in Fort Myers has left one person dead with two other drivers being transported to area hospitals in unknown condition.  The accident involved two tractor trailers and a box truck which rear-ended the first tractor trailer and was subsequently hit by the second.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • A three-truck accident on I-75 southbound just north of the Daniels Road exit in Fort Myers has left one person dead with two other drivers being transported to area hospitals in unknown condition.  The accident involved two tractor trailers and a box truck which rear-ended the first tractor trailer and was subsequently hit by the second.  Michel Fortier/Staff

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