Articles Tagged with Sacramento trucking accident lawyer

State Route 99 Big Rig Rollover Accident Injures Two

A big rig rollover occurred in Yuba City on November 15 following a head-on crash with a sedan. The collision happened along State Route 99 at Bogue Road around 8:43 p.m. The semi was found overturned onto its side by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers who arrived at the scene. 

Garbage Truck Involved in Grant Line Road Crash at Jackson Highway 

A multiple-vehicle crash involving a garbage truck near Rancho Cordova on August 28 caused injuries to four people. The collision occurred at the Grant Line Road intersection with Jackson Highway. The accident started a fire when all the vehicles caught on fire and power lines carrying high voltage were knocked down, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Accident at State Route 16 Intersection Involves Hit-and-Run

A hit-and-run involving a big rig occurred in Woodland on June 26, which left one person with injuries. The accident happened at the intersection of State Route 16 and County Road 20, involving the operator of another vehicle. The vehicle had overturned, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Woman Calls Police to Report Being Struck by a Hit-and-Run Semi

A driver in Sacramento experienced a close call on August 24 after a hit-and-run accident involving a big rig. The collision occurred around 9:44 a.m. along Northgate Boulevard near Interstate 80. The accident was called into the California Highway Patrol (CHP) by the woman whose vehicle was reportedly struck, who said the semi hit the side of her vehicle and continued on without stopping. 

Cement Truck Involved in Collision on U.S. 50 Results in Fatality

A major accident that caused a fatality occurred in Sacramento on April 17. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) incident report, a cement truck attempted to make a turn, and the vehicle turned over, partially ejecting the driver. The driver was identified as a Sacramento man, age 54. The accident occurred around 6:31 in the morning along U.S. 50 just east of the northbound Watt Avenue on-ramp. 

Interstate 5 Crash Involves Tractor-Trailer and Passenger Vehicle

A tractor-trailer collision with a motor vehicle occurred in Sacramento on February 6 near the airport. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the crash occurred around 1:00 p.m. along northbound Interstate 5 near the Airport Boulevard off-ramp. At the time of this report, no information had been released by authorities on injuries that occurred. The CHP is investigating the two-vehicle accident to find out why it happened and to place fault.

Basic Truck Driver Responsibilities

Basic Responsibilities of Truck Drivers

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 Crash Starts Fire

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Trucking Accident Lawyer. A frightening big rig crash happened at approximately 4:00 pm on Monday, September 19, 2016. The crash caused a fire along Highway 50 in the vicinity of Sunrise Boulevard. The big rig crash led to traffic mayhem and gridlock along this stretch of highway.

Williams Fatal Big Rig Crash

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Truck Accident LawyerA fatal head-on crash took place in Williams at approximately 6:00 am on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. A motorist driving down on Old Highway 99 was attempting to overtake a vehicle but came into unexpected contact with a big rig. 

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