Studio City, CA – 1 Killed in Crash with Garbage Truck on 101 Fwy

Studio City, CA (April 2, 2020) – One person was tragically killed in a motor vehicle collision with a garbage truck along the 101 Freeway, according to authorities in Los Angeles. The incident happened in Studio City, a little north of Lankershim Boulevard at approximately 9:29 a.m.

Police officials stated that crews with the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene where one victim was pronounced deceased. No other victims were reported during the crash.

Authorities are actively piecing together the events that led to this collision. No further details have been reported.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.

Fatal Truck Accidents in California

Truck accidents in California are cyclically triggered by a multitude of various factors such as incorrect weight distribution and speeding. Unfortunately, issues such as poor stopping distance and weight can quickly cause a terribly serious accident, and often does. Additionally, the size and power of large trucks increase the gravity of injuries suffered during a crash. Understanding your rights as a victim or a bereaved family member is of the utmost importance following any sudden accident.

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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