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Large Truck Crashes

Multiple Truck Crash

Crashes. They happen anywhere and anytime. They can involve any amount of vehicles, from one to several. You never know when a crash can and will happen. If you’re a truck driver, since you’re on the road so much your chances are likely double for a crash. However, vehicles are pretty cautious about big trucks.

Early morning crashes are sadly pretty common. You’re super tired and on your way to work. You’re worrying about things you probably can’t control and your mind isn’t 100% on driving.

According to reports, an early morning crash got pretty tangled when a crash happened that involved a beer truck, tow truck, and tour bus. The crash left boxes of Budweiser all over the place, which caused lane closure on the 10 Freeway on June 3rd.

CHP says that the crash was reported around 1:30 in the morning. The incident happened near the Red Cloud Mine Road.

There had to be a SigAlert issued and the left lane of the two lane eastbound side of the Freeway had to be closed down for a bit. The lane was luckily reopened by 3:30 that morning. The right lane had to be closed after that though. It was closed until after 6 in the morning.

Of course that probably took a while to clean up and investigate.

Truck Driver Found Guilty

Christmas is a time for family togetherness. Being together means traveling during the holidays which can sometimes be dangerous and not fun.

On Christmas eve a truck driver sadly killed four people in a fiery crash. He was later convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter.

The local news said that the driver, Philip Trujillo was found guilty for the 2014 crash that happened on the U.S. 101 near the Paso Robles area.

The prosecutors said that the trucker was driving reckless and ignored the oncoming traffic after he turned his tractor trailer truck off the northbound freeway.

The report said that he was turning onto a road however the truck had mechanical issues and was only going 2 mph as it crossed to the southbound lanes.

Luckily, several of the other drivers were able to avoid the truck. Sadly though, when a van hit the truck it burst into flames. All four people in the van sadly died that day.

According to reports, the truck had previously been cited for mechanical defects.

His sentencing makes sense, since he knew that the truck had issues. He put himself and others at risk and sadly four people paid the ultimate price for his negligence.

LOS ANGELES TRUCK ACCIDENT INJURY LAWYER

As your personal injury attorney, we will research the elements of your case extensively, interviewing witnesses and reviewing police, accident and medical records. Our attorneys will assist you in filing a personal injury lawsuit to seek further compensation when your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance does not adequately cover the extent of damages suffered as a result of your truck-related accident. Police departments often do not have the necessary expertise to accurately assess the nature of an accident involving a large truck.

COMMON TRUCK ACCIDENT INJURIES

Victims of truck accidents may suffer severe physical injuries that may include:

  • Broken Bones
  • Lacerations, Contusions and Abrasions
  • Bone Dislocation
  • Amputation
  • Cosmetic Disfigurement
  • Neck and Spinal Injuries
  • Traumatic Head Injuries
  • Death

COMPENSATION FOR YOUR TRUCK ACCIDENT | LOS ANGELES TRUCK ACCIDENT INJURY LAWYER

With exorbitant medical expenses, loss of wages and your livelihood dramatically impacted, a truck-related accident can be detrimental to your health and family. In some extreme cases, wrongful death may be the result and you or your family members may be faced with excessive funerary costs. If you or someone you love has suffered injuries as a result of a truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation for the following damages:

  • Payment for current and ongoing medical expenses
  • Payment for emotional and psychological distress
  • Payment for loss of wages and income earning ability
  • Payment for pain and suffering

SPEAK TO A LOS ANGELES TRUCK ACCIDENT INJURY LAWYER

With over 12 years of experience in specifically dealing with Truck Injury Accidents within the state of California, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Daniel A. Gibalevich are committed to providing you with the exceptional legal services you need to obtain just compensation for your injuries. Contact us today at (855) 701-0003 for a free consultation with a Los Angeles Truck Accident Injury Attorney.

 

Daniel A. Gibalevich
Law Offices of Daniel A. Gibalevich
http://www.epersonalinjurylawyers

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