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Accident Injuries Reported in Elk Grove Big Rig Crash

A big rig and SUV collided along Highway 99 southbound at Elk Grove on August 15 that sent two people to the hospital with accident injuries. The accident happened close to Dillard Road around 3 o’clock in the morning, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The police report stated that the tractor-trailer experienced a jackknife, which caused a fuel spill. A crew was called in that handles the cleanup of hazardous materials to deal with the spill. The tractor-trailer was hauling milk pallets at the time of the accident.

Fatal Big Rig Collision in Elk Grove

A fatal big rig collision occurred near Elk Grove on March 28 when a semi went off Interstate 5 South and hit a tree. The accident happened close to Twin Cities Road at about 10:30 in the morning. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) was called to the scene and reported that one individual died in the accident. The solo crash blocked traffic to Hood-Franklin Road as the number two lane was closed to allow emergency vehicles to reach the accident site. Shortly after noon, the CHP was advising motorists to use alternate routes. I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of the deceased in their time of sorrow.

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An Elk Grove big rig accident happened along State Route 99 northbound on January 15 shortly after 7:30 p.m. when a driver, attempting to flee a previous accident scene, was struck again by the semi. According to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the initial accident occurred when a hatchback collided with a black Acura. The Acura was along the right-hand side of the road, and the hatchback was in the center divide.

Details of the Elk Grove Big Rig Accident

Overturned Truck Dangles Over Cosumnes River Bridge

Overturned Truck Dangles Over Cosumnes River Bridge

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove truck accident lawyer. A portion of southbound Highway 99 near Elk Grove was shut down on July 23 due to an accident involving a big rig. Motorists were advised to find an alternate route since the road may be closed during the evening rush hour traffic as law enforcement investigated the crash and have the roadway cleared.

Big Truck Accident in Elk Grove

Big Truck Accident in Elk Grove

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove truck accident lawyer. A February 21 accident in Elk Grove involving a big truck and a pickup caused the semi to overturn, while part of the tandem rig crashed into power lines along the side of the roadway. The location where the crash occurred was closed for several hours while cleanup of the accident area was conducted and repairs made to the power pole.

FAQ About Truck Crashes and Liability

FAQ About Truck Crashes and Liability

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove truck accident lawyer. An accident with a big truck can cause devastating injuries. However, truck accidents can be much more complex than motor vehicle accidents and require the help of an experienced lawyer. Following are some of the questions commonly asked after a motor vehicle crash with a big truck.

Electronic Logging DevicesElectronic Logging Devices

Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) will become a requirement by December 2017. Truck drivers who have ELDs in the cabs of their trucks will no longer be required to maintain and keep a paper log. This according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA). The FMSCA claims this new rule will save the industry around $1 billion a year. A savings of money and time spent on paperwork.