Multiple People Injured In Los Angeles Truck Accident On Interstate 5 Freeway
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (May 23, 2019) – Multiple people were injured in a truck accident on the Interstate 5 Freeway in the northbound lanes.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 11:30 p.m. and shut down lanes several hours. The big rig collided with three vehicles.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time
Liability In Truck Accidents
Truck drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles according to the prevailing conditions of the road. 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.”
Trucks may jackknife if the driver is going too fast or turns to abruptly. Any person that is injured in a truck accident may have the ability to file a personal injury claim for damages. Damage may include money for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can investigate your case and let you know what your options are.
Getting Help After A Truck Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a truck accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have about your rights. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get the support that they need to fully recover. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.