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Apple Valley, CA (March 2, 2020) – A car crash with a tractor-trailer claimed the life of one person on Sunday night, March 1st. The accident that took place around 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of Johnson Road and Dale Evans Parkway in Apple Valley.
According to officials, a 2005 Ford Focus entered the intersection and collided with a big rig. The car ultimately ended up trapped beneath the trailer. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene to assist those involved. The driver of the Focus was pronounced deceased at the crash site.
Police have not reported on any other injuries and no further information has been released. The cause of this accident is under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Trucking accidents in California are repetitively caused by a multitude of factors such as incorrect weight distribution, drowsiness, and speeding. When a trailer is ineffectively loaded, even a trivial transference in weight can cause a terribly serious accident. Additionally, the absolute size and power of such large vehicles often increase the gravity of injuries during a crash, often resulting in death. Knowing your rights and how to hold a negligent party responsible is of the utmost importance following a sudden accident.
The accident attorneys at the May Firm will work with you to preserve your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path ahead. If you have been hurt as the result of another person’s actions, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or contact us online to speak with one of our compassionate attorneys today.
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