Semi-trailer overturned after traffic collision on Highway 175
As reported in a California Highway Patrol report, a fully loaded trailer tipped over after colliding with another vehicle on Highway 175 on January 29.
It was also reported that at about 10:09 a.m. a semitrailer was turned over on its side, leaking fuel and the cab of it was almost on its back. According to officials the accident was between a red vehicle and a full size big rig described as a 53 ft trailer filled with about 30,000 pounds of glass bottles.
Furthermore, at least two tow trucks were needed to clean up the traffic accident. The report states that Caltrans extended the closure on Freeway 175 while the incident got cleared up and investigated. It is still unclear if any injuries occurred in incident. Further details will be reported at a later time once the investigation has concluded.
We at the May Firm give our deepest condolences to the victims affected by this unfortunate traffic accident. We are deeply sadden upon hearing news of this accident and will keep the victims in our hearts and prayers.
If you ever find yourself involved in a trucking accident, you definitely have to report the accident. First contact the local police or the California Highway Patrol. Next, contact your insurance agent or company. Ask for their help in filling out forms and reports of the accident. After that, report to the the incident California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Of course, call a truck accident lawyer at The May Firm at 1-844-MAYFIRM for any legal questions you may have.