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Hacienda Heights, CA (March 19, 2020) – Several people were injured during a car crash with a tractor-trailer that took place in Hacienda Heights, according to the LAPD. The accident was reported on the 60 Freeway at Hacienda Boulevard at around 6:45 a.m. on Thursday morning, March 19th.
Officials with the California Highway Patrol stated that a tractor-trailer collided with a gray Dodge Dart along the freeway. The Dodge was ultimately pinned under the truck as a result of the crash and one person was trapped inside. Emergency responders freed the pinned victim and transported at least five victims to a local hospital.
At this time, authorities have not commented on the conditions of the victims. The events that led to this incident remain under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
According to recent studies, trucking accidents in California are habitually caused by various factors such as improper weight distribution, high speeds, and drowsy driving. When a trailer is unsatisfactorily loaded, even an insignificant shift in weight can suddenly trigger a severe collision. Furthermore, the downright size and power of such immensely large vehicles often increase the magnitude of an accident, resulting in catastrophic and even fatal injuries.
Our 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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