He said these types of accidents are way too common for tow truck drivers."A tow truck driver gets killed almost every six days in the United States.
It's a horrible, horrible statistic," Giorgis said. Bridgeport Township police is investigating the incident.
AM 1290 and News 95.7 WHIO will be hosting a special 24-hour broadcast on Friday, as they work to raise funds to fight, and awareness of, Alzheimer’s.The majority of the day will include a LIVE broadcast from the Miami Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.“Alzheimer’s is one of the most frightening words one can ever hear,” says Hansgen.“I have seen this disease rob people near to me of their memories, their dignity, and eventually their life.A moment later, the cruiser cam captures footage of a car losing control on the ramp, crashing into the tow truck. We have a crew on scene and we will update this developing report.
WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar The tow truck driver was able to run onto the freeway at the last moment, avoiding being crushed by the car. Scattered storms linger this evening, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.
On Wednesday morning, the tow truck driver was working to load a vehicle that had been involved in a crash onto a truck.
Dayton officer who spoke about police shootings under investigation for OVI A Michigan State Police officer was behind the tow truck, and on cruiser cam, the officer can be heard asking for another cruiser to block the I-96 on-ramp.
Authorities are investigating after a tow truck driver was hit and killed while loading a vehicle on his truck. Investigators said 41-year-old Thomas Tripp, a Mike's Wrecker employee, was attending to a disabled vehicle when he was hit by a Jeep Cherokee driven by a 49-year-old Bridgeport woman. The driver of the Jeep, 49-year-old Deeann Parsons, has been charged with driving under the influence resulting in death, which is a 15-year penalty.
10 on northbound Dixie Highway near the Bridgeport exit in Saginaw County.
QUICK-LOOK FORECAST 5-Day Forecast DETAILED FORECAST Tonight: A few showers or storms will be possible early with clouds lingering through the night.