Car and Truck Collides on 580 Freeway Near Buchanan Street
ALBANY (August 2, 2018) – A traffic accident involving a semi truck occurred on the Interstate 580 Freeway Thursday afternoon.
According to Patch News, a truck and a Prius collided on the interstate near Buchanan Street. The California Highway Patrol reportedly received first word of the crash at 1:13 p.m.
Officials said the wreck caused an oil spill, and the Coast Guard was immediately notified in case any oil reached the Bay.
At this time, it is still unclear if there were injuries in the collision. Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
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A forensic examination of the semi truck and the Prius involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a similar accident and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced car and truck accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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