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One Killed in Pembroke Collision Involving Tractor Trailer

One Killed in Pembroke Collision Involving Tractor Trailer

Pembroke, NY – A fatal crash occurred on Thursday, April 13, 2023 on the westbound lane of I-90 in the Town of Pembroke. The crash involved two passenger vehicles and a tractor-trailer, and it left one person dead at the scene. The incident happened at around 12:13 p.m.

State troopers responded to the scene of the accident and have since launched an inquiry into the circumstances that led to the fatal crash. It is unclear if anyone else was injured in the accident.  

Tractor Trailer Accidents 

Tractor trailer accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year. It is critical for anyone injured in a tractor trailer accident and their families to 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 
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • Dispatcher notes regarding the trip 
  • Copy of company’s driver attentiveness system report 
  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of driver for alcohol and drugs 
  • Any history of driver with alcohol and drugs 
  • Video evidence of the crash 
  • Eyewitness accounts of the crash 
  • Determine if pavement markings are clear and up to code  
  • Inspection of road conditions  
  • Determine if road signage is clear and up to code 
  • Accident history on this roadway

Tractor Trailer 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

At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and trusted tractor trailer accident attorneys have helped more than 60,000 clients 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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