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Natomas Big Rig Crash on Interstate 5

A Natomas big rig crash with several other vehicles occurred February 7 along Interstate 5 southbound. It happened just south of the Arena Boulevard onramp and resulted in injuries. The accident was between a FedEx semi pulling a trailer, a Chevy Silverado and a dark colored sedan. It occurred shortly after 6:00 in the morning. One of the vehicles was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as facing the wrong way, blocking the Arena Boulevard offramp. The others were along the right-hand side, blocking the lanes. It is unknown what caused the Natomas big rig crash. The incident is being investigated by the CHP to determine the reason for the crash.

Sacramento Truck Accident Spills Cargo

Sacramento Truck Accident Spills Cargo

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento truck accident lawyer. Several Sacramento drivers narrowly escaped injury when a commercial truck accident dumped concrete panels onto the freeway near the Sacramento International Airport.

Basic Trucker Responsibilities

Basic Trucker Responsibilities

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento truck accident lawyer. As a long-time Sacramento resident, I want to help my fellow Sacramentans understand the responsibilities of the commercial trucks with whom we commonly share the roads. Knowing these responsibilities can help us understand when a commercial truck driver is liable for a trucking accident.


Big Rig Collision Tracy

I’m Ed Smith, a Tracy truck accident lawyer. A big rig transporting bags of packaged salad mix was traveling along Interstate 5 in Tracy during the morning of Friday, March 17, 2017. The motorist of the big rig was driving in the right lane and was unable to avoid an alleged slow-moving truck carrying honey ahead of them. This, unfortunately, resulted in a big rig collision.


Common Causes of Chico Truck Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Chico truck accident lawyer. Trucks are a crucial part of California’s economy. Practically every industry relies on truck drivers and trucks in some way, shape or form. Although trucks keep our economy growing, they can also pose some very dangerous risks on the roadway. Of course, every truck accident is different, but the majority of commercial truck accidents can typically be classified into one of three groups:

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Deadly Sacramento Big Rig Crash

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento truck accident injury lawyer. We have heard multiple reports this morning from news agencies throughout the region of a deadly Sacramento big rig crash along Interstate 5. This is the sort of news you never want to hear about – especially when our roads are wet, slick and the rain is pouring down.

Can Government Initiative Reduce California Truck Accidents?

Can Government Initiative Reduce California Truck Accidents?

I’m Ed Smith, a Vallejo trucking accident lawyer. When it comes to personal injury cases, many plaintiffs are occupants and drivers in passenger vehicles who are hit by trucks or buses. Yet the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration thinks that efforts on both sides could reduce the number of accidents that can lead to devastating damage and potential maiming or death.