IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE MULTIPURPOSE VEHICLE. T. R. PRODUCE COMPANY TRUCK COLLISION, NEAR EL CENTRO, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 8, 1974

The report analyzes a collision of a multipurpose vehicle (MPV) with a parked tractor-semitrailer. The MPV, operated by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, was transporting 18 Mexican nationals. The MPV driver and 12 of the nationals received fatal injuries; the 6 surviving nationals received minor to severe injuries. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this collision was that the MPV left the roadway and collided with a tractor-trailer parked approximately 15 feet off of the pavement. The MPV left the roadway because it was not under the control of the driver for reasons unknown.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Highway Accident Report.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Transportation Safety Board

    Office of Surface Transportation Safety
    Washington, DC  United States  20594
  • Publication Date: 1975-9-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 30 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093538
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB-HAR-75-6
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 21 1976 12:00AM