San Bernardino, CA (February 26, 2023) – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a major truck accident that had taken place in the San Bernardino area on Saturday afternoon, February 25.
At approximately 2:35 p.m., calls for help came in regarding a crash involving a semi-truck and a Ford Explorer SUV.
The accident took place on the northbound side of Interstate 15 near the area of Oak Hill Road.
The incident prompted officials to block off multiple lanes of travel as they worked to clear this northbound side of the road.
Tow trucks were requested at the scene to remove the damaged vehicles. AAA responded to take the Ford from the accident site while G and M towing responded to provide a flatbed truck to remove the damaged vehicles.
Emergency medical service personnel responded to care for victims who had suffered injuries. An unknown number of people harmed in the crash were transported to local hospitals for further medical care.
Troopers with the California Highway Patrol are currently investigating the accident.
Truck Accidents in California
More than ten thousand individuals are harmed in traffic accidents in California every single month. As a result of their injuries, many people need emergency medical attention and end up missing work for weeks. Unfortunately, victims might suffer from a wide variety of injuries. The most common injuries received by accident victims are:
- Broken bones, which can lead to amputation
- Spinal cord injuries, which can lead to paralysis
- Traumatic brain injuries, which can affect memory, balance, and more
- Nerve and muscle damage from severe burns, as well as permanent scarring
Accident victims who sustain these and other life-threatening injuries typically require immediate surgical attention. Long-term care, including therapy, rehabilitation, and medication, is often necessary for victims as well.
Severe injuries sustained in a car crash may give rise to legal options for alleviating financial burdens, such as those incurred as a result of the need for medical care and lost wages. In order to get started on your case, please contact our San Bernardino truck accident attorneys immediately.
After suffering injuries in an accident, many people don’t know what their legal alternatives are. Working with an experienced law firm can make a world of difference while seeking redress and maximizing financial recompense.
Wilshire Law Firm is here to fight for your rights and help bring justice. Our experienced team of California personal injury attorneys have decades of combined experience in helping thousands of injured victims across the state get the compensation they are owed. With our record of success in collecting over $1 billion in damages, you can be sure that we will do everything we can to make sure you recover the maximum amount possible. For truly individualized representation and reliable legal services, give us a call today at 800-358-1884 to set up your free consultation.