One Person Injured In Madera Truck Accident By Road 23 and Avenue 15
MADERA, CALIFORNIA (May 23, 2019) – At least one person was injured in a car accident involving a Jeep and semi-truck on Road 23 and Avenue 15.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 8:13 a.m. A passenger in the SUV suffered major injuries and had to be transported to the hospital.
The truck involved in the crash was overturned in the middle of the road and leaking fluid. A hazmat team was called to clean up the spill and the road was closed for several hours.
An investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Truck Accidents
A fully loaded semi-truck can weigh over 10,000 lbs. Every truck driver has a responsibility to operate their vehicle at a safe speed and take precautions to avoid accidents. 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.” Any person that is injured in a truck accident may have the ability to recover damages by hiring a car accident lawyer.
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