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710 Freeway Crash Kills One and Injures Two

Long Beach, CA – A semi-truck and a vehicle collided on Saturday, May 14, 2022, on 710 Freeway at Del Amo Boulevard. The crash occurred around 2 a.m. 

According to reports, a semi-truck and a vehicle collided causing the semi-truck to turn over on its side and roll over. Erik Moen, 57, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people were taken to the hospital. The investigation into this accident is ongoing. 

Semi-truck Accidents 

Unfortunately, semi-truck accidents claim the lives of over 5,000 people each year. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should perform an independent legal investigation and preserve evidence. This includes reviewing: 

  • Driving records 
  • Video from the truck 
  • Driver overtime records 
  • Blind spots on the truck 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • Route the truck was traveling 
  • Recent maintenance history 
  • Driver accident history 
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • Dispatcher notes regarding the trip 
  • Copy of company’s driver attentiveness system report 
  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of the driver for alcohol and drugs 
  • Any history of the driver with alcohol and drugs 
  • Inspection of freeway road conditions 
  • Accident history on the freeway 
  • Any video evidence of the crash 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the crash 
  • Determination if pavement markings are clear and up to code 
  • Determination if highway signage up to code 

Semi-truck Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in semi-truck accidents and have found that some common causes include: 

  • Inexperienced drivers  
  • Distracted driving  
  • Fatigue  
  • Speeding or reckless driving  
  • Congested roads  
  • Inadequate vehicle maintenance  
  • Improperly secured loads and equipment   

If you or a loved one has been injured in a semi-truck accident, contact an experienced semi-truck accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way. 

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

Location of Crash – 710 Freeway at Del Amo Boulevard

710 Freeway at Del Amo Boulevard

 

 

 

 

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