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Racing motorists send trucker swerving into semi on shoulder

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A semi truck crashed into another truck parked on the highway shoulder when a pair of racing motorists forced it off the road in Utah on Sunday. 

THe accident happened on the afternoon of June 2nd in Taylorsville, Utah. 

According to 2 KUTV, the semi truck was heading east on the Taylorsville Expressway at 1433 West and 4740 South when a couple of racing motorists came up behind it and disrupted traffic. 

“He ended up swerving to the right side where there was [another] semi parked along the road,” said Sgt. Keller with the Taylorsville Police Department. 

The semi truck avoiding the racing motorists then crashed into the corner of the stopped truck’s trailer, causing “significant damage” to the first driver’s cab and dislodging the fuel tank. 

No one was inside of the parked truck at the time of the crash, and the other trucker was not hurt in the incident. 

No charges were issued as a result of the incident.

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