Dump Truck and Nisan Murano Collide at Intersection
SUNOL, ALAMEDA COUNTY (July 18, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, an injurious collision involving a dump truck was reported this afternoon at or near the cross streets of Calaveras and Welch Creek roads.
At approximately 12:20 p.m., a dump truck and an alleged brown Nissan Murano collided triggering injuries to at least one person, the driver of the Nissan.
Driver of Nissan Hospitalized
The motorist behind the wheel of the vehicle suffered moderate to serious injuries and was transported from the crash site to a nearby medical center for immediate treatment of undisclosed injuries.
No injuries were incurred by the dump truck driver.
Meanwhile, both eastbound and westbound lanes on what appeared to have been Calaveras Road were temporarily shut down for at least an hour while CHP officials perused the scene to gather forensic evidence.
No details have been released in regards to what happened and the cause of the accident as authorities were still on scene as of 1:30 p.m.
Alameda County Personal Injury Accident Lawyer
Based on the information provided, the company that employs the driver of the dump truck may be held responsible for this devastating accident which left the driver of the other vehicle hospitalized. A thorough investigation will ensue, however, which will ultimately determine liability.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the driver of the sedan may be entitled to a personal injury claim against the at-fault motorist pending the investigation results. Personal injury victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, as well as, pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one have been the victim catastrophic auto accident, contact our experienced Sunol and Fremont personal injury accident lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance needed.
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