Motorcycle Rider Seriously Injured In Los Angeles Truck Accident On Interstate 10
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (May 1, 2019) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a car accident with a big rig truck on Interstate 10 freeway.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place on 8:02 a.m. The motorcyclist was trapped underneath the truck by the time police arrived.
The cause of the accident remains unknown at this time.
Liability In Truck Accidents
According to the FMCSA, “In 2016, 4,440 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes, a 2-percent increase from 2015. Although the number of large trucks and buses in fatal crashes has increased by 29 percent from its low of 3,432 in 2009, the 2016 number is still 15 percent lower than the 21st-century peak of 5,231 in 2005.” Most truck accidents occur due to driver fatigue.
A fully loaded semi-truck can weigh over 10,000 lbs. They can be difficult to stop and cause devastating injuries if they hit another vehicle. Victims of truck accidents may be able to recover damages by filing a claim against a truck driver. A truck accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know if you have a claim that can be pursued.
Getting Help After A Truck Accident
If you or someone that you love has been injured in a truck accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that our clients get the justice and financial support that they need. Whether you’re thinking about hiring an attorney or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.