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One Killed and 5 Injured in San Bernardino Crash

One Killed and 5 Injured in San Bernardino Crash

San Bernardino, CA – Early on Sunday, May 29, 2023, a tragic car crash occurred in San Bernardino, resulting in one casualty and five others being injured. Emergency services were called to the scene around 2:11 a.m. on the northbound 215 Freeway, just south of University Parkway. Upon arrival, fire crews found seven victims involved in the crash, one of whom had already passed away.

The crash involved a sedan and a flatbed truck. Three people were inside the truck at the time of the accident. Six people, including a 3-month-old child, were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Three of those involved suffered major injuries, while the remaining three had minor injuries. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Truck Accidents

Truck accidents claim the lives of over 5,000 people each year in the United States. In this horrible accident, the victims and their families should have an independent legal investigation performed 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 driver
  • 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 alcohol and drugs
  • Any history of driver with alcohol and drugs
  • Inspection of road conditions
  • Accident history on this roadway
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • All eyewitness account of the crash
  • Determination if pavement markings are clear and up to code
  • Determination if roadway signage is up to code

Truck Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible. While handling various accident cases, our attorneys have gained experience that has helped them identify some of the most common causes of car accidents:

  • Texting and driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Aggressive driving
  • Inexperienced driving
  • Fatigue
  • Alcohol or drug involvement

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car 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.

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