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WILLOWS: One Person Injured In Truck Accident On 5 Freeway By County Road 16

Oct 13, 2019

One Person Injured In Willows Truck Accident On 5 Freeway By County Road 16

WILLOWS, CALIFORNIA (October 13, 2019) – One person has been injured in a semi-truck accident that took place on 5 Freeway near County Road 16. 

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:00 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a semi-truck struck the sedan. 

Paramedics were called to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim. Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to have been factors in the crash. 

Liability In Semi-Truck Accidents

A fully loaded semi-truck can weigh as much as 80,000 lbs. It is imperative that truck drivers obey the rules of the road and operate 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 a truck accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. 

Getting Help After A Truck Accident

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a truck accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get the support that they deserve. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

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