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AZUSA: Big Rig Accident Injured One Person on 210 Freeway By Azusa Avenue


Jul 31, 2019

Azusa Big Rig Accident Injured One Person on 210 Freeway By Azusa Avenue

AZUSA, CALIFORNIA (July 31, 2019) – One person was injured in a big rig truck accident that took place on the 210 Freeway by Azusa Avenue. 

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 4:47 a.m. A semi-truck and a sedan crashed for reasons that remain under investigation.

Paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the victim. The injured driver was transported to the Foothill Presbyterian Hospital.

Liability In Semi-Truck Accidents

Truck drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner. Unfortunately, a number of truck accidents occur when truck drivers are distracted or fatigued. According to the FMCSA, here are just a few of the main reasons for accidents:

  • Brake problems
  • Traffic flow interruption (congestion, previous crash)
  • Prescription drug use
  • Traveling too fast for conditions
  • Unfamiliarity with roadway
  • Roadway problems
  • Required to stop before crash (traffic control device, crosswalk)
  • Over-the-counter drug use
  • Inadequate surveillance
  • Fatigue

Any person that is injured due to the negligence of a truck driver may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A truck accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your rights are. 

Getting Help After A Truck Accident

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a truck accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get all of the support that they need to recover. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

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