Earlimart Train Accident: Man Suffered Major Arm Injury Following Car Accident Caused By Blown
EARLIMART, CALIFORNIA (February 1, 2019) – A 25-year-old man sustained a major arm injury after his car veered into the path of a train following a tire blowout accident.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the train accident took place along Highway 99 and Avenue 44. Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident in order to get the man out of his car.
The vehicle sustained major front end damage and the trained remained at the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
Earlimart police are asking anyone that may have see the accident to reach out to them as they continue to investigate.
Liability In Tire Blowout Accidents
Thousands of accidents are caused every year by tire-blowouts. One of the most dangerous situations is when a vehicle loses a tire in a blowout and then begins rolling. In other situations a tire-blowout might lead a vehicle to veer dangerously to one side of the road or another. There are a number of measures that you should take to stay safe if your car experienced a tire blowout.
- Keep your hands firmly on the steering wheel.
- Avoid slamming on the brakes.
- Don’t jerk your steering wheel one way or another.
- Pull over to the side of the road.
Over-correcting during a tire-blowout is a common instinct which can have deadly consequence. There are a number of reasons that a tire might blowout. For example, defects with the tire could cause it to become unstable and fail. Victims of tire-blowout accidents may be able to receive financial compensation for their injuries by filing a bodily injury claim. An experienced car accident attorney can examine the specific facts of your case and let you know if you have a claim that can be pursued.
Getting Help After A Train Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to the victim of this train accident in Earlimart. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened for the sake of all those involved. Any witnesses should come forward and and speak with authorities. It is our sincere hope that steps are taken to prevent similar accidents in the future.
If you or someone that you love has been injured in a train accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys are here to assist you in any way that we can. We can investigate your case free of charge and make sure that key pieces of evidence are being preserved. Whether you just have questions about your rights or would like a free investigation into your case we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.