Big Rig Truck Hits Car on US Hwy 395 at Hoffman Road
RANDSBURG, Calif. (Sept. 18, 2018) — At least one person suffered major injuries in a collision between a car and a semi-tractor trailer truck Tuesday morning on Highway 395 at Hoffman Road, according to a California Highway Patrol report.
The crash took place about 8:55 a.m. between a white 2011 Toyota Versa sedan and the big rig truck. The car had major damage on its left side. The report said the the truck T-boned the vehicle as the car was turning left. The driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital with major injuries.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office responded to investigate the crash with the CHP. Both vehicles were towed away.
Kern County Wrongful Death Investigation
As police investigate this collision, they will look into which driver had the right-of-way, whether speed was a factor or any mechanical problems.
The family of the man who died may have grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit. They may recoup compensation for their medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income due to work absence, and pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a traffic accident, contact our experienced San Diego injury lawyers as we are here to help you and your family through this difficult time. Please call us at 855-703-4186.
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CHP DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00024 Type: Trfc Collision-Major Inj Location: 6900 MM395 Loc Desc: JNO Lat/Lon: 35.316740 -117.608466
10:25 AM 16  A59-007 1039 CT TO 1022
10:24 AM 15  A59-007 1022 CT , 1185 97 , TRAFFIC DOWN TO 1 LANE
10:13 AM 14  [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1180-Trfc Collision-Major Inj [Shared]
10:13 AM 13  A59-007 2011 TOYT VENSA WHI 22651-G- // 2 VEH 1180 , SIMI TRK WILL HAVE OWN 1185
9:44 AM 12  1039 KCSO TO 1022
9:40 AM 11  1039 KCSO WILL HAVE A UNIT ENRT FROM RIDGECREST SUB STATION
9:40 AM 10  [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 PRO TOW 760-3759514 ETA 30 MIN
9:39 AM 9  A59-007 REQ ADDITONAL UNIT TO ASSIST WITH TRAFFIC CONTROL , UNTIL VEH IS RECOVERED
9:37 AM 8  A59-007 REQ 1185 FOR WHI TOYT VENSA WITH MAJ DAMAGE TO LEFT SIDE
9:15 AM 7  [Appended, 09:17:51]  2 VEH / SEMI TC
9:09 AM 6  1039 SBCOMM // ADV THEY ARE ENRT
9:07 AM 5  1039 CT
8:56 AM 4  VEH IS A TOYT VERSA
8:56 AM 3  SEMI T BONED THE SD THAT WAS TURNING LEFT
8:55 AM 2  RDWY PART 1125
8:55 AM 1  SEMI VS SD