FATALITY ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL EVALUATION (FACE) PROGRAM
Semi Tractor-Trailer Driver Dies in Median Crossover Crash; 10 Others Die
Kentucky Case Report: 10KY008
At approximately 5:00 AM on a spring morning, a 45 year-old male semi-tractor trailer driver headed south on an interstate highway with a back-haul of brake drums. He crossed a 60' grass depressed median, drove over a cable barrier, was struck by a northbound 15-passenger van with 12 occupants, hit a cut rock wall and caught fire. The semi truck driver and 10 occupants within the van died.