Big Rig and Pickup Truck Crash on I-210 West
SAN BERNARDINO (May 11, 2018)– According to the California Highway Patrol, an injurious big rig versus pickup truck collision was reported Friday late morning on westbound I-210.
CHP officials were dispatched to a crash between a pickup truck and a semi-truck at roughly 11:23 a.m.
Details in regards to the circumstances of the crash and what transpired remain to be known at this time.
The dispatch report read that the semi-truck which had been hauling a load of dirt fell onto its side while the pickup truck incurred significant front-end damage.
At Least 1 Victim Injured
Injuries were confirmed to at least one motorist who was transported to a hospital in unknown condition and degree of injuries.
CHP disclosed that the Nos. 1, 2, and 3 lanes on westbound I-210 remained closed off for an unsaid duration as spilled grave covered the freeway.
San Bernardino Auto Accident Injury Attorney
A thorough investigation will ensue following this collision 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 San Bernardino 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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