Big Rig Collides With Pickup Truck
JAMESTOWN (December 20, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, an injurious collision was reported this morning at an unspecified time involving two vehicles.
Authorities were dispatched to the crash site where a pickup truck and a big rig had collided.
At least one occupant inside the pickup truck was confirmed to have incurred minor to moderate injuries for which they were taken to a hospital.
Following the accident, traffic was stalled for an unknown period of time while authorities gathered information and perused the scene.
No details were provided in regards to the cause of the crash which is under investigation.
Tuolumne County Personal Injury Accident 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 Tuolumne County 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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