Dump Truck Collides With Vehicle
CANOGA PARK (August 6, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a collision between a dump truck and a vehicle was reported yesterday at 23790 Box Canyon Road.
Authorities confirmed the crash had taken place at precisely 9:03 a.m.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department was dispatched to the crash site to assist at least one motorist with injuries who was eventually transported to a hospital.
CHP officials disclosed that the dump truck had gone “over the side” requiring a heavy duty tow-truck to get it back to an upright position.
Details in regards to the cause of the collision and what transpired remain unclear at this time.
San Fernando Valley Accident Injury Lawyer
Pending the investigation, the company employing the big rig driver could be held liable for the collision. Authorities will examine photos that were taken of the scene as well as compiled evidence will help investigators determine the ultimate cause of the collision. Police officials will look into all potential factors including speed, the possible involvement of alcohol or drugs, or whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by all 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 Canoga Park and San Fernando Valley personal injury accident 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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