Sunday, May 6, 2018

Prison Van Crash

Prison Van Crash --- ===

Do people deliberate attack prison vans by crashing into them?

Southern Illinois DOT Worker Receives $2.3M Damages Award After ...
https://www.chicagoinjuryattorneysblog.net/.../southern-illinois-dot-worker-receives-2...
Jan 10, 2018 - One day in March 2014, Frank, as part of his job, had stopped an Illinois Department of Correction van because DOT employees were trimming trees in the area. ... According to Frank, the truck driver ignored all of these signs and continued forward at a high rate of speed until he crashed into theDOC van. One day in March 2014, Frank, as part of his job, had stopped an Illinois Department of Correction van because DOT employees were trimming trees in the area. While Frank had the van stopped, a pest control truck came up from behind and slammed into the van. Frank sued both the truck driver and the driver’s employer, the pest control company. ... truck driver ignored all of these signs and continued forward at a high rate of speed until he crashed into the DOC van. jury signed the verdict in favor of Adams f  Frank Adams v. Brian Doll, et al., No. 15 L 29 (Jackson County, Ill.).



Police: Joliet woman blows stop sign rear end "accidentally" crashes into van carrying prison officers | The ...
www.theherald-news.com/2018/02/15/...crashes-into-van...prison-officers/aufnfn9/
Feb 15, 2018 - A Joliet woman was cited after allegedly crashing into an Illinois Department of Corrections van carrying seven officers to a prison in Dixon, officials said. 19-year-old woman from Joliet, Maya Smith, blew through the stop sign and rear-ended a state DOC van with seven deputies around 7:40 a.m.


Correctional officer charged in crash that killed 10-year ... - WSOC-TV
https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/10-year...crash...corrections-van/692071129
Feb 8, 2018 - This is where a state prison van collided head-on with a Honda in Albemarle, killing a 10-year old girl. A neighbor said he rushed outside to help but there was nothing he could do. charged on a citation with careless and reckless driving, exceeding the posted speed limit, passing on a double yellow line and misdemeanor death by vehicle on a warrant.

NC prison vehicle involved in fatal crash :: WRAL.com
https://www.wral.com/nc-prison-van-involved-in-fatal-crash/16991528/
Oct 3, 2017 - A state Division of Adult Correction vehicle was involved in a fatal crash in Moore County on Tuesday, authorities said. ... of non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities said it appears that Murphy's car ran off of the side of the road, and he overcorrected, hitting the prison vehicle almost head-on.


Six injured in head-on crash involving Corrections van on Illinois 29 ...
www.sj-r.com/.../six-injured-in-head-on-crash-involving-corrections-van-on-illinois-2...
Aug 11, 2016 - ... a head-on collision on Illinois 29 near Edinburg, Illinois State Police said.The accident occurred as a 15-year-old Taylorville girl was driving north on the highway a little after 8 a.m. Her Ford SUV crossed the centerline for some reason and struck a southbound Department of Corrections vanhead-on that ...

NTSB: Guardrail debris caused deadly prison bus crash - CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2015/01/29/us/ntsb-guardrail...prison-bus-crash/index.html

Jan 29, 2015 - Guardrail debris is to blame for a prison transport bus leaving the interstate and crashing into a moving train earlier this month, the NTSB said. 225-foot-long metal guardrail leading up to an overpass was damaged in a vehicle collision the day before the prison bus accident.
Subsequent crashes caused by icy conditions moved portions of the guardrail onto traffic lanes.
The bus, westbound in the left lane, apparently struck the guardrail pieces, veered to the left and hit an embankment before becoming airborne.

Pickup just attacked girlfriend crosses over (deliberately?) hits van with corrections officers, both drivers, die in head-on crash - News - The .. www.jacksonville.com/article/20090306/NEWS/801238499 Mar 6, 2009 - Within a few minutes, more 911 calls came pouring in, this time to report the head-onwreck on County Road 231. York said Bazzell, 42, of Melrose, drove his southbound black Ford F-150 pickup truck across the center line, plowing into a prison van being driven north by Adam Sanderson, 32. Sanderson ... Ocker had just been attacked by her former boyfriend, Donald Bazzell Jr., who minutes after her call would kill himself and another man in a head-on collision a few miles away. Both men, as well as another accident victim and Ocker, all worked as state corrections officers. found Ocker on the sofa with her unharmed child, who authorities believe also was Bazzell’s son, Bazzell, 42, of Melrose, drove his southbound black Ford F-150 pickup truck across the center line, plowing into a prison van being driven north by Adam Sanderson, 32. Sanderson and fellow officer Frederick Jackson, 41 still trying to determine what caused the accident that killed Bazzell and Sanderson Bazzell was a corrections officer from 1992 to 1997, left voluntarily and was rehired in 2006 to work at Florida State Prison, said Gretl Plessinger, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Corrections. She said his record showed no disciplinary history or other problems
Crash kills two prison officers in bizarre case - News - Gainesville Sun ...
www.gainesville.com/article/20090307/News/604175169
Mar 7, 2009 - After stabbing his estranged girlfriend, a prison officer drove his pickup down a Union County road Friday morning, apparently causing a head-on wreck in which he and another corrections officer were killed, authorities reported. In a 911 call just before the crash, the girlfriend of Donald Lee Bazzell Jr., 42, ...
[FL] Corrections Officer Bazzell stabs ex-girlfrie... - Behind The Blue Wall
behindthebluewall.blogspot.com/2009/03/fl-corrections-officer-bazzell-stabs-ex.html
Mar 8, 2009 - Department of Corrections Donald Lee Bazzell Jr. Department of Corrections Adam Michael Sanderson ... they learned that a pickup truck thought to have left the stabbing scene hadcrashed into a Department of Corrections van on county Road 231 about three miles from the home just south of Lake Butler.

10/3/2008 Deadly head-on Crash At Fault Semi Trailer Crosses Over Kills Seven in Corrections Van - WSFA.com ... www.wsfa.com/story/9122424/deadly-crash-kills-seven-in-corrections-van By Eileen Jones - bio | email. MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Department of Corrections has confirmed the names of the victims in the fatal crash early Friday morning. They are: Julius Bouier of Eufaula; Lionel Moore of Union Springs; John Foye, Senior of Tuskegee; Brandon Anglin of Clayton; Henry Simmons, Senior of ... and the van driver was Rodney Kelly of Abbeville. State troopers say those people died when a tractor-trailer smashed into a van carrying propsective Department of Correction employees. no skid marks on the street, and it looked like the tractor-trailer was travelling east in one lane and the van was travelling west in the other. The tractor-trailer crossed the median pushing the van to the side of the road and that's when they burst into flames. was driving six Dept. of Corrections employee applicants to Draper Prison for testing before being hired.
Update: Seven dead in Alabama prison van crash with truck | AL.com
blog.al.com/spotnews/2008/10/up_to_seven_dead_in_alabama_pr.html
Oct 3, 2008 - Victims on the van have been identified as driver Rodney Kelley, 36; Julius Bouier, 26; Lionel Moore, 18; John Foye Jr., 20; Brandon Anglin, 23; Henry Simmons Sr., 45; and Derrick Ivey, 22. The wreck occurred sometime before 6 a.m. about 20 miles southeast of Montgomery as the van traveled west ... driver of the truck hauling wood products, Andrew David Carter, 31, of Tifton, Ga., was taken to a Montgomery hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.
Troopers release accident report in wreck that killed 7 aboard prison ...
blog.al.com/spotnews/2008/10/troopers_release_accident_repo.html
Oct 23, 2008 - The Alabama Department of Public Safety report released Thursday said the truck driver, 31-year-old Andrew David Carter of Tifton, Ga., was traveling an estimated 65 mph in a 55 mph zone while trying to pass a car heading east on U.S. Highway 82 on Oct. 3. Witnesses at the scene told state troopers the ... driver of an 18-wheeler was going faster than the speed limit while attempting to pass in a no-passing zone when the rig collided with an Alabama prison van, investigation is ongoing and a homicide report will be submitted to the Montgomery County District Attorney once it's complete.
Fatigue Apparently Kills Seven Prison Guards In Alabama | Truck ...
https://www.truckinjurylawyerblog.com › Safety
Oct 4, 2008 - The truck driver, who was in charge of the approximately 80,000 pound tractor trailer, crossed the center line to strike a van of prison guard applicants. Seven ... He identified the truck driver as Andrew David Carter, 31, of Tifton, Ga., who was taken to Baptist Medical Center South where he was treated and ...what can cause a tractor trailer to cross a center line and never break before hitting another vehicle? Fatigue. I have posted on this topic repeatedly. Trucking companies run their driver too hard, for money, and then mouth the words "I am sorry" as if all can be forgiven. The final verdict is not in, and certainly it could have been drugs, improper use of a cell phone, or some other offense that caused this wreck, but if you want my 2 cents it was a fatigued driver. The evidence form the investigators to date shows the following:  At the scene, Trooper John A. Reese described the investigation as ongoing. He agreed, however, that investigators probably will focus on the lack of skid marks from the truck, which apparently crossed the center line before striking the van. He identified the truck driver as Andrew David Carter, 31, of Tifton, Ga., who was taken to Baptist Medical Center South where he was treated and released.