Possible Injuries After Truck Crashes Into Cable Car on Hyde Street
SAN FRANCISCO (May 31, 2018) – On May 28, Monday, a cable car was struck by a truck on Hyde Street near Fisherman’s Wharf.
According to San Francisco Examiner, a mail delivery truck crashed for unknown reasons into a cable car on Hyde between Beach and North Point streets.
Shortly after 10:38 a.m., medical teams responded to the accident scene and immediately rendered aid to the parties involved. As per the article, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency was unable to confirm the extent of injuries sustained by the operator or passengers.
Two bus shuttles were reportedly deployed on the cable car line after the incident.
At this time, the exact cause of the collision is still being determined.
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A forensic examination of the cable car and truck involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a similar incident and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced San Francisco County personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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