Multiple People Injured In Sacramento Box Truck Accident On Highway 50 by 59th Street
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (October 3, 2021) – At least one person was injured in a car accident on Highway 50 by 59th Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the collision took place around 7:30 a.m. on Saturday. A box truck collided with a passenger vehicle under uncertain conditions.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help all of the victims. Several people were taken to the hospital with major injuries.
Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to have been responsible for the crash.
Liability In Sacramento Truck Accidents
A fully loaded semi-truck can weigh 80,000 lbs and can take the length of two football fields to come to a stop. Many collisions are due to drivers that follow the lead vehicle too closely. According to California Vehicle Code 21703, “The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicle and the traffic upon, and the condition of, the roadway.” Any person that is injured due to the negligence of a truck driver may be able to seek justice through a bodily injury claim.
Investigating A Sacramento Truck Accident
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