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Crash Involving Semi Leaves One Dead and Three Injured

Crash Involving Semi Leaves One Dead and Three Injured

Vernon, CA – A collision involving a semi-truck and a sedan occurred on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. The accident happened around 3:39 p.m. at the intersection of South Bonnie Beach Place and Bandini Boulevard.

According to reports, the driver of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene. Three others, including two children, we transported to the hospital with injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Semi-Truck Accidents

Unfortunately, semi-truck accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year in the United States. It is critical for anyone injured in a semi-truck accident to hire an investigative team to perform an independent legal investigation to 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 drivers
  • 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 drugs and alcohol
  • Any history of the driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Accident history at this intersection
  • Video from any businesses located on this corner
  • All eyewitness accounts of the crash
  • Timing of traffic signals
  • Inspection of road conditions

Semi-Truck Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest personal injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in semi-truck accidents. While handing these cases, our attorneys 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 for a FREE consultation. 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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