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Five Injured in Crash Involving Fire Truck, Dump Truck, and Car

East Orange, NJ – A crash involving a dump truck, fire truck, and car occurred around 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. The crash occurred on Main Street near Halsted Street. 

Video evidence shows the fire truck crashed into the building facing a dump truck and multiple cars. It is believed the fire truck was on the way to a call and the other vehicles were getting out of the way when the accident occurred. Three firefighters, the driver of the dump truck, and a motorist were taken to University Hospital in Newark. The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

Truck Accidents 

Truck accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year. It is critical for anyone involved in a serious crash to perform an independent legal investigation and preserve evidence. This includes reviewing:   

  • Driving records  
  • Video from the truck  
  • Blind spots on the truck   
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • Route the truck was traveling  
  • Video evidence of the crash 
  • Police accident report  
  • Any testing of driver for alcohol and drugs  
  • Any history of driver with alcohol and drugs  
  • Accident history on this road 
  • 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. 

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.   

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