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One Hospitalized After Semi-truck Crash

Filmore, CA – One person was taken to the hospital after a semi-truck overturned and crashed into a Shell gas station on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. The crash happened Tuesday afternoon in the 100 block of West Ventura Street.  

According to Filmore’s City Fire Department, the semi-truck hit a power pole and then crashed into the gas station. One person was taken to the hospital in an unknown condition. The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

Semi-truck Accidents 

Unfortunately, truck accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year. It is critical for anyone injured in a semi-truck accident to perform an independent legal investigation to preserve evidence. This includes reviewing: 

  • Driving records  
  • Video from the truck  
  • Video from church or plaza on this corner 
  • 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  
  • Determination is 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  
  • Video evidence of the crash  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the crash  

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 semi-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.   

Location of Crash – 1107 Ventura Street, Fillmore, CA

1107 Ventura Street, Fillmore, CA

 

 

 

 

 

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