Accident Involving 3 Tractor-Trailers Causes Major Injuries in Los Banos
(June 13, 2018) A collision involving three semi tractor-trailers and one another vehicle was the cause of serious injuries on the I-5 north, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash occurred near the Mercy Springs Road off-ramp at approximately 2:50 a.m. Multiple injuries were confirmed by authorities.
Reportedly, one semi tractor-trailer was severely damaged and overturned on the highway, although no information is available on the other two trucks that were allegedly involved. It is not certain at this time, but it is believed that the driver of a Sedan suffered a very serious head injury during the accident.
A dispatch report indicated that as many as two people were rushed to the hospital by ambulance. Additionally, the overturned truck spilled diesel fuel on the road and a heavy-duty tow truck had to be brought in to turn the semi-truck upright. An investigation into the cause of the crash is currently being conducted.
Truck Accident Attorney
Accidents involving large tractor-trailers and other commercial trucks are often among the most severe. The power and strength plus size and speed of a large commercial vehicle can create havoc and devastation in an instant. While the investigation works to determine if any negligent behavior was involved in the crash, we offer our sincerest hopes for the victims’ recovery.
When it comes to an accident with a commercial vehicle there are added factors involving who is held liable. Typically, the company is held accountable just so long as the driver is proven to have been operating the truck during their respective working hours. In any event, The victim of a crash involving a tractor-trailer will likely have a strong personal injury case should they wish to obtain compensation for their injuries.
We here at Brady Law Group recognize the immense devastation that results from a collision with a tractor-trailer. The tremendous damage often causes severe injuries and wrongful deaths. While we passionately desire for these accidents to cease, we also adamantly fight on behalf of the victims. If you have been injured in an accident and wish to seek compensation, call 866-211-2562 for a free consultation.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.