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Dump Truck Collision Leaves One Dead

Sacramento, CA – A crash involving a dump truck and a sedan occurred on Saturday, May 14, 2022, around 3 p.m. The crash took place at Florin Road and Power Inn Road.  

According to police, multiple people were taken to the hospital following the crash. One person was later pronounced dead. 

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 
  • Video from gas stations on this corner 
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • Dispatcher notes regarding the trip 
  • Determination 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 drugs and alcohol 
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol 
  • Inspection of road conditions 
  • Accident history at this intersection 
  • 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   

If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, contact an experienced 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 – Florin Road and Power Inn Road

Florin Road and Power Inn Road

 

 

 

 

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