Driver Airlifted to Los Robles Medical Center
LOCATION: Conejo Grade, Ventura County
DATE OF INCIDENT: Highway 101 South
May 29, 2018– According to KVTA News, a very serious injury collision occurred Monday evening involving a big rig on southbound Highway 101 right before the truck scales stop at precisely 6:40 p.m.
Two vehicles were involved in the wreck which also included a small white vehicle.
Details in regards to the cause of the accident were not discussed in the report, however, the driver and sole occupant of the white vehicle sustained major injuries and was trapped inside requiring extrication efforts via the fire department.
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The victim who has not been identified at this time was flown to Lob Robles Medical Center and currently remains in serious condition, per KVTA News.
There were no injuries reported by the driver of the semi-truck who remained present at the scene.
No further details have been provided as the investigation is ongoing.
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Based on the information provided in the report, the company employing the semi-truck driver 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 Ventura 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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