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southbound Routes 1 & 9 in Linden

Tractor-trailer Crash Leaves One Critically Injured

Linden, NJ – A 45-year-old man was critically injured after crashing into a tractor-trailer on Wednesday, March 29, 2022. The crash occurred around 1:30 a.m. on southbound Routes 1 & 9 in Linden.  

According to Linden police, the man’s car rolled over after colliding with the tractor-trailer. He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. The police are continuing to investigate the cause of this accident. 

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 
  • Inspection of routes road conditions 
  • Accident history on Routes 1 & 9 
  • Video evidence of the crash 
  • All Eyewitness accounts of the crash 
  • Determine if pavement markings are clear and up to code  

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 tractor-trailer 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 – Southbound Routes 1 & 9 in Linden

Southbound Routes 1 & 9 in Linden

 

 

 

 

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