Car Accident Involving Big Rig Truck Killed One Person On Highway 395 In Mojave
MOJAVE, CALIFORNIA (February 4, 2019) – One person was killed and another person was injured when a semi-truck collided with a vehicle on the 395 freeway not far from Athel Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:00 a.m. The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of their next of kin.
The big rig truck driver involved in the accident remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Several lanes of the freeway were closed down as the CHP continued their investigation.
Liability In Truck Accidents
Truck drivers are supposed to get adequate rest and make sure that they are driving according to the prevailing conditions. According to the FMCSA, fatigue is one of the leading causes of truck accidents. Drivers don’t always notice vehicles in front of them that have slowed down. Or a truck driver might make unsafe lane changes. Even a low speed impact can cause serious injuries.
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