Desert Center, CA. Fatal Accident Involving Tractor-Trailer on 10 Freeway at Eagle Mountain Road
Desert Center, CA. (July 1, 20180 – According to reports, a man was tragically killed following a crash that involved a large big rig on 10 Freeway Saturday morning. The accident apparently occurred at approximately 6:24 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of 10 Freeway, west of Eagle Mountain Road.
The sudden accident occurred when a man who was reportedly walking down the freeway was struck by a U-Haul truck. The victim was immediately rushed to a local hospital where he sadly succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The second lane of the freeway had to be shut down for over two hours while police began their investigation. Afterward, the highway was reopened at approximately 8:40 a.m.
There is currently no further information available regarding how the accident began or the name of the victim involved. Details concerning the name of the victim and the events that led to the crash have not been released. Investigators are currently working to determine liability.
At this time, we are offering our sincerest and most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the family members of the victim who died in this unfortunate accident.
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Investigators will inevitably be looking to see if there were any negligent factors such as intoxication, distracted driving, or excessive speed involved in the accident. Depending on the outcome of the investigation, there will possibly be a wrongful death lawsuit to follow. Many victims will seek to hold negligent drivers accountable for their actions because of the immense expenses associated with a sudden accident. While we are absolutely proud of our passion for holding negligent drivers accountable for the immense pain they cause, only the family members of a deceased loved one may choose to file a claim for wrongful death.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery. If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
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.