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Car Carrier Causes Multi-Vehicle Collision

Edison, NJ – A car carrier caused a multi-vehicle car collision around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. The accident occurred on Route 440 northbound. 

According to police, a vehicle fell off the car carrier onto a pickup truck which caused a chain reaction of vehicles crashing into the pickup truck. The accident is under investigation.

Truck Accidents 

Unfortunately, truck accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year. It is critical for the family of anyone involved in a serious 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  
  • Determination if highway signage is up to code  
  • Vehicle accident history  
  • Dispatcher notes regarding the trip  
  • Determine if pavement markings are clear and up to code  
  • 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 this road 
  • Video evidence of the crash  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the crash 

Truck Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in 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 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.   

Location of Crash – Route 440

Route 440

 

 

 

 

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