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Arcadia Crash Leaves One Dead

Arcadia, CA – A multi-vehicle crash, including a semi-truck, occurred on Sunday, May 29, 2022, on the 210 Freeway. The crash happened around 3:30 a.m.  

According to police, one person was killed in the crash. California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.  

Semi-truck Accidents 

Unfortunately, semi-truck accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year. It is critical for anyone injured in a semi-truck crash to 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   
  • Any video evidence of the crash 
  • Copy of company’s driver attentiveness system report   
  • Police accident report   
  • Any testing of driver for alcohol and drugs   
  • Any history of driver with alcohol and drugs   
  • Inspection of road conditions   
  • Accident history on roadway  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the crash    

It is important to evaluate all vehicles and debris involved in any truck accident to help determine causation and speed.  

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   

Our trusted and experienced truck accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in semi-truck accidents get the best result possible. 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.   

 

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