Lumber Truck Fatal Crash

Lumber Truck Fatal Crash

Lumber Truck Fatal Crash

Lumber Truck Fatal Crash

I’m Ed Smith, a Redding Auto Accident Attorney. A fatal crash involving a lumber truck happened on Highway 299 in Shasta County. The crash took place on the evening of Tuesday, August 9, 2016, east of the Buckhorn Summit.

What Happened?

The accident occurred at approximately 5:30 pm on August 9, 2016. According to authorities, the motorist of the lumber truck lost control which led the driver to overturn the vehicle while driving on Highway 299 East. As a result of the crash, the load of lumber on the truck was lost as it was dumped onto the highway.

California Highway Patrol Reports

At the scene of the collision, California Highway Patrol officials discovered a 1987 Peterbilt black tractor tilted on its side. The tractor being overturned on its side caused a detour on the roadway for it caused a blockage on the lane heading eastbound.

Lumber Truck Fatal Crash Aftermath

The motorist and passenger of the lumber truck were assisted and removed by the vehicle by fire and medical staff. Both of the occupants in the lumber truck were taken to the Mercy Medical Center. The driver was a man from Larkspur, Colorado and the passenger was a woman from Sutherlin, Oregon. The driver was 51 years old and the passenger was 44 years old at the time of the collision. The driver sustained minor injuries and the passenger passed away due to the crash.

Redding Auto Accident Lawyer

I’m Edward Smith, a Redding Auto Accident Lawyer. If you or someone loved has been involved in a severe auto accident, please contact me promptly at (916) 921-6400 for free, friendly advice. You can also dial me toll free at (800) 404-5400 if you are dialing from outside of the Redding or Sacramento areas. If I believe your case is a good one and we are a good fit for one another, I will fly you out to Sacramento to discuss with you about your case at my office.

I have been helping Redding families with their personal injury and wrongful death cases since 1982.

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Information Source for Lumber Truck Fatal Accident: http://www.krcrtv.com/news/local/shasta/a-lumber-truck-has-overturned-on-highway-299-traffic-slowed/45212314
Photo Source: Wiki Media Commons – Austin_Hardwoods_truck_BCDCD.jpg

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