Trucking News with Ruthann – Truckers to the Rescue

Trucking News – Truckers to the Rescue

Trucking News. Truckers came to the rescue when a suicidal man wanted to jump from a bridge in Orlando FL. A tractor trailer overturned in CA killing several turkeys.

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Trucking News – Turkeys killed in semi truck roll over

Trucking News –  A photo posted on social media by the Florida Highway Patrol shows trucks lined up under an overpass in Orlando, Florida Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 28, in an effort to protect a man who was threatening to jump.

You may recall, there was a similar incident in Detroit back in April — when more than a dozen semis lined up under an overpass when a suicidal man threatened to jump, Michigan State Police said. They stayed for three hours until authorities got the man down.

Help is available for free 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

Also in Trucking News. A Foster Farms tractor-trailer overturned early Tuesday on the outskirts of Merced, killing and injuring numerous turkeys and causing minor injuries to the driver in a hit-and-run crash, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The crash was reported around 5:40 a.m. on northbound Highway 99 south of Mission Boulevard.

Witnesses told investigators a blue sedan, possibly a Honda, side-swiped the 2009 Peterbilt, causing the big rig to overturn on the roadway. The driver of the Honda stopped at the scene briefly before leaving the area
Officers have a good description of the vehicle and a possible license plate number.The driver of the truck was identified as Joes Cruz Sandoval Pozos, 50. He suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Merced CHP at 209-356-6600.

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A 58-year-old registered sex offender has been arrested for allegedly trying to coerce a young boy into a sexual situation.

The young boy escaped from the trucker at a Bellevue truck stop. Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office say Brian Wickersham, who’s a truck driver, was on a traveling with the young boy.

Along the road trip, the teen says he experienced three different instances where the 58-year-old man touched him sexual way. The young boy says when they arrived at a truck stop, Wickersham  asked for a sexual favor.

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