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Two Injured in Crash Involving Three Semi-trucks

Two Injured in Crash Involving Three Semi-trucks

Keene, CA – Two people were injured in a crash involving three semi-trucks on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. The collision happened around 1:30 a.m. on Highway 58. 

According to the Kern County Fire Department, two people were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation.  

Semi-truck Accidents 

Unfortunately, truck accidents account for over 500,000 motor vehicle accidents each year. It is critical for anyone injured in a semi-truck accident to perform an independent legal investigation to 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 
  • Determination if highway 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 drugs and alcohol 
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol 
  • Inspection of highway road conditions 
  • Accident history on the highway 
  • Video evidence of the crash 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the crash 

Semi-truck 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, we know a semi-truck accident can be a life-changing event. If you or a loved one has been injured in a semi-truck accident, contact an experienced semi-truck accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. 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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