Palmdale Truck Accident: Multiple Injuries Reported After Big Rig Crash On Sierra Highway
PALMDALE, CALIFORNIA (January 11, 2018) – California Highway Patrol are investigating a truck accident on the Sierra Highway that injured multiple people.
The accident happened sometime around 10:04 p.m. One of the vehicles involved has been described as a Chrysler. It was wedged underneath the side of the big rig and caught fire after the accident.
Firefighters and paramedics arrived at the scene in order to help those that were injured. There is an active investigation into what may have caused the accident at this time.
Liability In Truck Accidents
Truck drivers are supposed to drive according to the prevailing conditions of the road. Unfortunately, fatigue and speeding contribute to a number of truck accidents every year. When a truck driver is negligent and causes an accident the company that they work for could face vicarious liability. Any person that is injured may have the ability to file a bodily injury claim for damages. These may include lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Getting Help From A Truck Accident Attorney
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 help in any way that we can. We focus exclusively on personal injury law and are committed to getting our clients justice. Whether you just have questions about you rights or need an investigation into your case we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us at (888) 888-9285.