Santa Monica Truck Accident: Fatal Car Accident On Santa Monica Freeway Near San Pedro Street Left One Person Dead
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (February 2, 2019) – A man was tragically killed in a car accident involving a truck on the 101 freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Authorities are saying that the accident took place around 1:50 a.m. A tow truck completely smashed a car near the San Pedro exit and ended up on top of the vehicle.
Paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim. Tragically, he was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the man that was crushed by the tow truck has not been released at this time.
Liability In Tow Truck Accidents
Tow truck drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner. If a tow truck driver is negligent and causes an accident the company that they work could be held vicariously liable. The family of a victim that died in a truck accident may be able to seek justice by filing a claim under California’s Code of Civil Procedure 377.60. A car accident attorney can evaluate the specific facts of your case and let you know what your options are.
Getting Help After A Tow Truck Accident
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