One Person Injured In Sacramento Car Accident On Highway 99 Near Elk Grove Boulevard
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (August 15, 2019) – One person was injured in a car accident along Highway 99 not far from Elk Creek Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:00 a.m. A big rig and an SUV were involved in the collision.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. The driver of the big rig remained at the location as an investigation continue.
Liability In Big Rig Truck Accidents
A fully loaded semi-truck can weigh over 80,000 lbs and is very difficult to stop. They also have very large blind spots. A number of truck accidents occur when drivers make unsafe lane changes. According to California Vehicle Code 22107, “No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided in this chapter in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement.”
Getting Help After A Truck Accident
Any person that is injured in a car accident with a semi-truck may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We’ve successfully resolved thousands of claims and can let you know what your legal options are. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.