Multiple People Injured In Truckee Truck Accident On Interstate 80 Freeway Near Hirschdale Road
TRUCKEE, CALIFORNIA (September 29, 2019) – Multiple people were seriously injured in a car accident that took place on Interstate 80 not far from Hirschdale Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:55 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a big rig truck collided with two passenger vehicles.
The driver of the semi-truck remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Paramedics were called to the scene so that several victims could be taken to the hospital.
Liability In Truck Accidents
All truck drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles at a safe speed and take measures to avoid causing accidents. 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.” Victims of truck accidents may be able to recover damages through a bodily injury claim.
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