Semi strikes bobtail tractor at Pilot

A two-vehicle collision in the Pilot Travel Center parking lot, Mt. Pleasant, was reported on Nov. 5.

An accident report from the Mt. Pleasant Police Department indicated a 2015 Freightliner tractor-trailer, operated by Robert Devanny, O?Fallon, Ill., had pulled from a parking stall, was traveling north and attempted to turn right when it collided with a 2008 Freightliner bobtail semi-tractor, owned by Ibrahim Saleh.

The bobtail had been legally parked and facing north, adjacent and to the east of Devanny?s semi-tractor. The driver, Theodore Miner of Remus, Mich., had been sleeping in the sleeping compartment of the bobtail at the time of the collision.

There were no injuries reported. Total damages were estimated at $8,400.