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Two Injured After Semi-truck Crash

Moreno Valley, CA – Two people were injured after a semi-truck and minivan collided on Saturday, April 16, 2022. The crash occurred around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Heacock Street and Dracaea Avenue.  

According to Riverside County Fire Department, at least one person was extricated from a vehicle. The investigation into this accident is ongoing. 

Semi-truck Accidents 

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 
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Determination if road signage is up to code 
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • Dispatcher notes regarding the trip 
  • Determination if pavement markings are clear and up to code  
  • 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 intersection 
  • Accident history at intersection 
  • Video evidence from homes or apartments on this corner 
  • 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. 

Semi-truck Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in semi-truck accidents and have found that some common causes include: 

  • Inexperienced driving 
  • Distracted driving 
  • Fatigue 
  • Speeding or reckless driving 
  • Congested roads 
  • Inadequate vehicle maintenance 
  • Improperly secured loads and equipment 

Our trusted and experienced semi-truck accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in semi-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 – Intersection of Heacock Street and Dracaea Avenue

intersection of Heacock Street and Dracaea Avenue

 

 

 

 

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