Big Rig Involved in Rear-End Collision Tuesday Morning
STRATHMORE (October 9, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, three vehicles were involved in a rear-end collision including a big rig at the intersection of Avenue 184 and Road 192.
CHP officials were notified of the accident which occurred at roughly 8:13 a.m. involving an alleged Jeep, a Ford Super Duty pickup truck, and a big rig.
Tulare County sheriff officials were also called to the scene to assist as it was confirmed that the big rig had struck the pickup at some point from behind injuring the pickup truck driver causing significant rear-end damage to its back.
Pickup Truck Hit from Behind by Big Rig Injuring Driver
The pickup truck driver complained of injuries to their neck and back before being transported to a hospital via ambulance, according to the report.
At least one additional driver or passenger also claimed injuries and was also taken away to a medical facility by ambulance.
Both the pickup truck and the big rig were confirmed to have required towing services via the likes of Wallace Towing and Hula Towing.
It was unclear whether or not the driver of the Jeep was hurt or how badly damaged the vehicle was.
Authorities remained present at the scene as of 9:00 a.m. gathering necessary details to help determine what happened and why.
Personal Injury Auto Accident Attorney
A forensic examination of all three vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, which driver had the right-of-way, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by each vehicle 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, injured accident victims not held responsible for an accident will have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. Injured accident victims may seek recompense for damages including medical expenses, hospital bills, and pain and suffering.
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