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GUSTINE: Lucas Bolanos and Leilani Bolanos Injured In Truck Accident On Interstate 5 Freeway; Satvir Parmar and Hardeep Singh Also Involved In Big Rig Crash


Nov 24, 2018

Bolanos Accident – Leilani Bolanos Accident: Three Big Rig Trucks Involved In Accident On Interstate 5 Freeway That Left One Dead and Injured Lucas Bolanos, Leilani Bolanos, Satvir Parmar and Hardeep Singh

 GUSTINE, CALIFORNIA (November 23, 2018) One man has died and at least four people identified as Lucas Bolanos, Leilani Bolanos, Satvir Parmar and Hardeep Singh have been injured in a truck accident on Interstate 5.

A Downey truck driver rear-ended a truck driven by Lucas Bolanos who was transporting Leilani Bolanos. His truck was then pushed into another truck driven by Satvir Parmar and his passenger Hardeep Singh.

California Highway Patrol and firefighters rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help all of those involved. The first big rig truck driven by a man from Downey caught fire. That truck’s driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is an active investigation in the truck accident that injured Lucas Bolanos, Leilani Bolanos, Satvir Parmar and Hardeep Singh. Witnesses are encouraged to contact the CHP with details about the car accident.

Liability In Truck Accidents

Truck drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and take steps to avoid accidents. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has set up a number of safety regulations that trucking companies are supposed to follow. But far too often these are ignored either through carelessness or in pursuit of greater profits. Prescription drug use and speeding are the two leading causes of truck accidents in the United States. Fatigue also plays a large role in a number of crashes. Depending on the facts of any particular case, a victim of a truck accident may be entitled to multiple forms of recovery.

Truck drivers in California will usually have access to the state’s workers compensation system if they are injured on the job. A third-party liability claim may also be possible if an accident was caused by the negligence of  another truck driver that worked for a seperate company. A truck accident attorney can thoroughly investigate your case and help you receive the maximum compensation possible for your injuries. Commercial trucks usually have event data recorders (EDRs) that offer a great deal of insight into what happened right before a crash. But there are very strict statute of limitations associated with filing a claim so it’s important to act quickly.

Getting Help From A Truck Accident Attorney

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to Lucas Bolanos, Leilani Bolanos, Satvir Parmar and Hardeep Singh as they continue to recover from their injuries. There needs to be a thorough investigation into the accident for the sake of all of those involved. Rear end collisions often indicate that a driver was traveling too fast or following another vehicle too closely.

If you or someone that you love has been injured in an accident with a commercial truck you may be entitled to significant financial compensation. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys will fight hard to make sure that you are well taken care of. We focus exclusively on personal injury law and have recovered over 1 billion dollars for our deserving clients. Whether you just have questions about your rights or are looking to hire an attorney we are here for you. Call us today for a risk free consultation about your case. You can reach us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

 Sources:

  1. ROSALIO AHUMADA. Man dies in fiery crash involving three big rigs on Interstate 5 near Gustine. November 23, 2018.

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