2 Semi-Trucks and Vehicle in Major Injury Crash
SMARTSVILLE, YUBA COUNTY (June 5, 2018)– According to the California Highway Patrol, a major injury collision was reported on Highway 20 at or near Parks Bar Bridge Tuesday morning.
At roughly 6:40 a.m., two semi-trucks and an alleged sedan were involved in an injurious incident.
One Person Allegedly Hit With Hammer
There were no details describing what happened with the crash itself, however, there was information provided that one motorist may have been struck in the head with a hammer by another motorist possibly during an altercation following the collision.
The Yuba County Fire Department and paramedics were prompted to the scene to treat at least one person with major injuries before rushing that individual to a hospital.
There were reports of at least one other motorist with injuries but no confirmation if that person was taken to a medical center for assessment.
No further details were listed in the dispatch report as this story will be updated pending the disclosure of new facts following this incident.
Yuba County Injury Car Accident Lawyer
A thorough investigation will ensue for this incident, 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 driver 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 Yuba County 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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