Multiple People Injured In Rio Vista Car Accident On Rio Vista Bridge By Highway 12
RIO VISTA, CALIFORNIA (July 12, 2019) – Multiple people were injured in a car accident involving a semi-truck on the Rio Vista Bridge.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the collision took place around 5:28 p.m. Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims.
The cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time. Investigators are asking anyone that may have seen what happened to reach out to them.
Liability In Truck Accidents
Nearly 5,000 people are killed every year in truck accidents. Many more are seriously injured trucked drivers are held to a high standard in terms of safety. They must traveling according to the prevailing conditions. 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 an accident with a semi-truck may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. A truck accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what you options are.
Getting Help After A Truck Accident
If you or someone that you care about 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 care deeply about helping accident victims. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need medical assistance after an accident we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.