Ceres, CA (February 18, 2023) – There were reported injuries after a two-vehicle crash involving a commercial truck in Ceres on Friday, February 17.
The accident was reported that afternoon at around 1:05 p.m. at the corner of Crows Landing and East Monte Vista Roads. A semi-truck reportedly collided with a mail truck, and the impact caused one of the vehicles to catch fire. The vehicles had to be towed from the scene. The injured parties were treated at the scene before being transported to nearby hospitals for additional aid.
No further updates have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress.
Trucking Accidents in California
In California, there are more than 113 truck accidents that result in death each year, and more than 3,000 truck accidents result in injury. Every year, truck accidents claim the lives of 200 to 300 drivers, and these collisions are commonly reported throughout the state. Due to their size and weight, heavy trucks and commercial vehicles are more likely to be involved in truck accidents than any other type of motor vehicle accident. It is more common for truck accident victims to die or suffer fatal injuries.
While you are under the stress of a car accident, it could be challenging to assess the severity of your injuries. Victims of auto accidents should seek medical attention as soon as possible to accurately determine how they were impacted. It is likely that you are worried about how your daily life will go on following an accident because returning to work could make your current health problems worse. To pursue a claim for compensation, there are certain things that must be done, and an attorney will know just how to assist you during the process. You can strengthen your claim and increase your chances of victory by gathering evidence from documents like accident reports and medical records.
For dependable legal assistance, Californians who have been wounded in semi-truck accidents can turn to Wilshire Law Firm. Our Ceres truck accident attorneys will fight for full and just compensation for your damages if you sustain severe injuries in an accident involving a large commercial truck. We want to make sure that your case is given the attention needed for a successful outcome, and we want to protect your right to reject unfair settlement offers from insurance providers. To discuss your case and learn more about your legal rights under the law, call our offices today at 800-358-1884.