1 Injured in Lawndale Smart Car Crash on 405 Freeway
LAWNDALE (March 5, 2018) – Injuries were reported following a traffic collision involving a dump truck on the Interstate 405 Freeway early Monday morning.
According to NBC News, a Smart car crashed for unknown reasons into the rear of a dump truck on the northbound side of the freeway near Inglewood Avenue. The frontend portion of the car became wedged under the truck following the impact.
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Shortly after the 1 a.m. accident, emergency teams arrived at the accident scene and immediately attended to the Smart car driver who appeared to be hurt. As per the article, the driver was injured and taken to a hospital in unknown condition.
Meanwhile, officials said the truck operator was unharmed in the wreck. The names of the involved motorists remained unclear as of late today.
Investigators continue to determine what exactly caused the collision.
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Based on this news report, it is still unclear why the Smart car crashed into the rear of the dump truck. Investigators handling the case will look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. Authorities will also look into other factors that often play a role in the occurrence of traffic accidents in order to determine precisely how and why this specific incident took place.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. Give us a call at 800-235-6801 and speak with our experienced Los Angeles County car and truck accident lawyers for a free consultation.
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