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San Leandro Tractor-trailer Collision Kills One

San Leandro, CA – A driver of a car was killed on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, in a collision with a tractor-trailer. The crash happened around 4:00 p.m. at Eden Road and Doolittle Drive. 

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger of the car was injured and transported to the hospital. San Leandro Police are investigating the crash. 

Tractor-trailer Accidents 

Unfortunately, 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   
  • 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   
  • Accident history on the road  
  • Video from any businesses located on this corner 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the crash  

Tractor-trailer Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in tractor-trailer 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, we understand a tractor-trailer accident can be a life-changing event. 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.   

Location of Crash – Eden Road and Doolittle Drive

Eden Road and Doolittle Drive

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