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I-80 Collision Occurs When Big Rig Jackknifes

A jackknife accident near Roseville on February 25 happened along the interstate during the early hours of the morning. The accident happened at about 2:00 in the morning along Interstate 80 when the driver, for unknown reasons, experienced a jackknife close to the off-ramp for Douglas Boulevard. The big rig was significantly damaged, and debris was scattered all over the roadway. 

Sunrise Boulevard Crash Blocks Southbound Traffic

A big rig collision that resulted in a dangerous fuel leak occurred in Rancho Cordova on February 16. The accident happened on Sunrise Boulevard near Highway 16 at around 9:15 in the morning. According to authorities with the Rancho Cordova Police Department, all the lanes heading southbound on Sunrise Boulevard from Kiefer Boulevard were shut down due to the accident. 

Accident on Interstate 5 Involves Semi That Leaves the Scene

A semi crash with a passenger vehicle ended up as a hit-and-run with injuries in downtown Sacramento on February 11. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the big rig continued on after the crash, leaving the passenger vehicle, which was a Chevy Camaro, with at least one injured person inside. The accident happened on northbound I-5 just south of the J Street off-ramp in the downtown area around 9:21 in the morning. 

Will New Federal Driver Time Rules Increase Trucking Accident Rates?

It’s well known that fatigue and inattention are significant factors in many trucking accidents, and regulations have long been in place — at the federal level since the 1930s — to limit the amount of time that truck drivers can work at one stretch. In late September 2020, these “Hours of Service” regulations received an update, and there are concerns that the relaxed rules may increase the rate of truck accidents.

Interstate 5 Accident May Have Been Weather-Related

A big rig collision occurred in Sacramento near the airport on February 6 when two other vehicles spun out. The crash was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) along northbound I-5 just south of the Airport Boulevard off-ramp around 7:46 in the evening. The accident involved a Chevy Cruz and a Ford pickup that both lost control.

I-5 Semi Accident Causes Traffic Jam

A semi accident occurred in Sacramento on January 26 near an interstate exit ramp. The report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that the crash involved two other vehicles and occurred around 7:49 in the evening. It happened along northbound Interstate 5, about one mile south of the Cosumnes River Boulevard exit ramp.

SUV and Semi Collide on State Route 99

A semi collision happened in Sacramento on January 26 when it collided with an SUV on the highway. The accident was reported around 8:00 in the morning along northbound State Route 99 just south of the eastbound 47th Avenue off-ramp. A GMC Terrain was involved, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) incident report. Both vehicles pulled over to the right-hand side of the roadway. 

An I-5 Accident Involving Overturned Big Rig Causes Massive Back Up 

A big rig overturned along Interstate 5 in Woodland, which shut down one of the entrance ramps for hours. The crash occurred around 1:25 in the morning at the County Road 102 entrance ramp. Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Woodland Police Department, and Yolo County Fire Department arrived at the scene to offer assistance. 

Truck Accident on I-80 Causes Massive Traffic Backup as Eastbound Lanes Are Blocked

A FedEx truck accident occurred when it overturned on the Yolo Causeway on I-80 on January 25, 2021. The crash was reported east of Chiles Road by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) around 10:15 p.m. and blocked all eastbound lanes on Interstate 80, causing a massive backup. Fifteen minutes later, a SigAlert was issued to warn motorists to try and find alternate routes.

The Difference Between a Verdict and a Settlement

On our website, AutoAccident.com, one of the sections that we have our potential clients review in order to learn more about our firm is called our Verdicts and Settlements page.  While each example on the page indicates how much a case concluded for, you may be left with the question: What’s the difference between a verdict and a settlement?  The short answer is that a verdict is handed down by a jury after the case has gone to trial, and a settlement is an agreement between the parties that is reached outside of the court.

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