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25-foot-wide load in 22-foot roadway causes collision in Newport News – $1,750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a young unlicensed male driver was struck by a “wide load truck” transporting equipment from a shipyard. The existing roadway was under construction for widening. Two lanes were available in each direction, and each lane was 11 feet wide. Defendant construction company was transporting two 25-foot wide metal platforms at night in a convoy. The ...