A truck accident involving four vehicles near Modesto left two parties injured on the morning of March 4, 2019. The incident occurred around 4:00 in the morning along the northbound lanes of Highway 99. A pickup truck hauling a trailer carrying two race cars reportedly failed to slow down in time upon approaching a construction zone. The pickup rear-ended a slowed milk truck and collided with two other vehicles. The impact of the collision caused the pickup to veer onto the right shoulder and erupt in flames. The motorist of the milk truck sustained minor injuries in the crash, according to authorities. The pickup truck driver, identified as a part-time driver for NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series, suffered a possible femur fracture and a broken arm. Officials have not yet released an update regarding the conditions of those injured.
Stanislaus County Major Truck Accident
A Stanislaus County major truck accident occurred during the early morning hours of January 2 at the intersection of North Dakota Avenue and Beckwith Road in Salida. A driver of a Chevrolet Suburban SUV reportedly broadsided an eastbound big rig at the intersection shortly before 4:00 in the morning. The driver of the large truck got out of the cab and found the Chevrolet stuck beneath the trailer. Medical personnel were called to the scene to transport the Chevrolet driver and his passenger to local hospitals for treatment of serious injuries. An update regarding their conditions has not yet been released by officials.
Bus Carrier Safety Concerns Surface
I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto truck accident lawyer. The National Transportation Safety Board issued its final ruling on a Modesto bus accident that occurred in late summer. The board pointed a finger at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, saying it needed to keep unsafe vehicles from operating.
Multiple Vehicle Accident on Route 132 Injures Six
I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto truck accident lawyer. A multiple vehicle accident on Route 132 sent several people to the hospital on September 12 after a concrete truck heading east collided with several vehicles. According to authorities, neither alcohol or drugs was involved.
Crash Causes Big Rig Oil Leak
I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto truck accident attorney. A big-rig was involved in a collision along Highway 99 on the night of Monday, December 12, 2016. Due to the impact of the crash, it caused the big-rig to leak diesel fuel and oil onto the roadway and into a storm drain.