Multiple People Injured In Bakersfield Semi-Truck Accident On State Route 99 By Planz Road
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (September 29, 2019) – Multiple people were injured in a semi-truck accident that involved four other vehicles on State Route 99 by Planz Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 2:00 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the semi-truck was involved in an accident with multiple vehicles.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help all of the victims. There is an ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident at this time.
Liability In Truck Accidents
All truck drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner. According to California Vehicle Code 22350, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.” Victims of truck accidents may be entitled to damages including lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
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