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Tractor Trailer Accident Causes Injuries

West Seneca, NY A four-car accident, involving a tractor trailer occurred on Thursday, May 19, 2022, on Union Road near Seneca Street. The crash occurred around 5 p.m. According to West Seneca Police, injuries were reported in the crash. The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

Tractor Trailer Accidents 

Unfortunately, truck accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year. It is critical for anyone injured in a tractor trailer 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  
  • Video from plaza, jewelry store, and other businesses on this corner 
  • 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  
  • Inspection of road conditions  
  • Accident history on roadway 
  • 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. 

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   

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 – Union Road

Union Road

 

 

 

 

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