16-Wheeler Truck and Honda Crash on I-10 West
SANTA MONICA (June 7, 2018)- According to California Highway Patrol, a 16-wheeler truck was involved in an injurious crash Tuesday morning on I-10 west at or the Cloverfield Boulevard off-ramp.
Authorities responded to the scene at 10:46 a.m. where a Honda CRV had collided with the 16-wheeler.
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The driver of the Honda was confirmed to have been injured requiring the services of paramedics who eventually arrived on scene to provide medical care to the injured person. There was no indication the Honda had any passengers inside.
Meanwhile, it was unclear whether or not the big rig driver suffered any injuries.
Both the Honda and the 16-wheeler were towed away from the scene by Southside Towing, according to CHP.
No details were included in the dispatch report disclosing the cause of the accident.
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Based on the information provided in the report, the company employing the 16-wheeler truck could potentially be held liable for the collision. A thorough investigation will ensue, however, as photos that were taken of the scene and compiled evidence will help investigators determine the ultimate cause of the collision. Police officials will examine all potential factors including speed, the possible involvement of alcohol or drugs, or whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, those who suffered injuries following a collision may be entitled file a personal injury lawsuit against the company responsible for this collision. Those not found liable may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, and lost future income.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of an auto collision, contact our Los Angeles personal injury law firm today and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance necessary to get your life back on track. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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