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Interstate Trucking Accidents

San Diego FedEx Truck Rams Car and Kills Two on I-805

By Ross Jurewitz on November 1, 2011

FedEx i-805 Truck Accident56 -year-old Thoy Insixiengmay and 59-year-old Tem Thirakul were killed in a gruesome interstate trucking accident on southbound Interstate 805 (I-805) on October 31‚ 2011‚ in San Diego. The driver‚ a 35-year-old woman‚ lost control of the vehicle just after coming onto the freeway from Clairemont Mesa Boulevard on-ramp.

Her Honda Civic spun into traffic lanes and headed straight into the path of a Federal Express semi-truck at around 10 p.m.  The FedEx driver could not avoid the collision. Read the rest »

San Diego Truck Accident Closes SR-78 | CA Injury Lawyer Attorney

By Ross Jurewitz on September 14, 2011

An unidentified truck driver suffered moderate injuries in a San Diego County truck accident that occurred on September 12‚ 2011‚ around 2:10 p.m. at SR-78near Rancho Santa Fe Court between Old Julian Highway and 3rd Street in Ramona. According to the California Highway Patrol Officers‚ a truck carrying 80,000 pounds of grain overturned.

From the limited available information‚ it is unclear what made the tractor-trailer overturn. The investigating officers need to determine how fast the truck was travelling‚ if there was a loss of control‚ or or if any other vehicle contributed to this serious truck accident. If the truck was not maintained properly‚ the driver’s employer may also be held responsible for the accident-related financial expenses. Read the rest »

National City Big Rig Accident Injures Car Driver | San Diego Lawyer

By Ross Jurewitz on August 31, 2011

National City Big Rig AccidentAn unidentified motorist suffered serious injuries in a truck wreck that occurred on August 24‚ 2011‚ around 7:30 a.m. on Interstate 805 (I-805) near Sweetwater Road. According to California Highway Patrol Officers‚ a silver color Toyota Avalon was trapped under the rear side of a semi-truck.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officers had to extricate the motorist from underneath the truck to save his life. The car driver suffered serious injuries and was immediately transported to a nearby hospital to receive medical treatment. Read the rest »

National City Big Rig Accident Injures Car Driver | San Diego Lawyer

By Ross Jurewitz on August 31, 2011

National City Big Rig AccidentAn unidentified motorist suffered serious injuries in a truck wreck that occurred on August 24‚ 2011‚ around 7:30 a.m. on Interstate 805 (I-805) near Sweetwater Road. According to California Highway Patrol Officers‚ a silver color Toyota Avalon was trapped under the rear side of a semi-truck.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officers had to extricate the motorist from underneath the truck to save his life. The car driver suffered serious injuries and was immediately transported to a nearby hospital to receive medical treatment. Read the rest »

One Killed‚ Two Injured in Fatal Ventura County Big Rig Crash

By Ross Jurewitz on June 18, 2011

One person was killed and two others suffered serious injuries in a truck accident on June 15‚ 2011‚ around 12:03 a.m. on northbound 101 Freeway (US-101N) near Camarillo Springs Road. According to Ventura County FireCamarillo Truck Crash Department Chief Chad Cooke‚ the big rig driver lost his brakes at the bottom of a steep grade and slammed into another truck‚ causing it to overturn and spill the asphalt it was carrying. One trucker was killed.

Three to four other vehicles were involved in this crash.  From the available information‚ it is evident that trucking accident occurred due to a mechanical failure. Therefore‚ the employer of the big rig driver may be held liable for the wrongful death and injuries suffered by other victims. Read the rest »

One Person Dies In San Diego Truck Accident

By Ross Jurewitz on May 16, 2011

One person was killed in a serious multiple vehicle accident that occurred northbound on the Interstate 5 (I-5) on May 11‚ 2011 around 1:30 a.m. near Adams Avenue near College Avenue in San Diego. According to the responding California Highway Patrol Officers‚ an overturned cement truck and two other vehicles were involved in this fatal crash.

It is unclear what lead to this truck accident that killed one person. Driving conditions‚ speed and driver negligence will all be a factor in determining what led to this pile-up and figuring out who is to blame. Read the rest »

Three Seriously Injured In San Diego Freeway Truck Accident

By Ross Jurewitz on May 4, 2011

Three people suffered major injuries in a serious multiple vehicle accident that occurred on May 3‚ 2011‚ around 8 a.m. on southbound I-15 at Carroll Canyon Road. The California Highway Patrol Officers responding to this motor vehicle accident report that the rear axle fell off a tractor-trailer rig on to the freeway‚ causing this truck accident.

San Diego Trucking Accident AttorneyOfficers report that three other vehicles‚ including two pickups and a sedan were involved in this truck accident. It is reported that the two pickup truckss and a small car collided with each other or with the semi tractor-trailer. The impact was so strong that it demolished the car and one pickup. Three injured victims were immediately transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. From the available information‚ it is clear that the mechanical fault in the truck lead to this serious truck accident. Read the rest »

San Diego Car Accident Kills Scooter Driver | CA Injury Attorney Lawyer

By Ross Jurewitz on November 28, 2010

Alex Gilliam Jr.‚ 53‚ was struck and killed in a fatal San Diego auto accident that occurred on November 24‚ 2010‚ around 5:15 p.m. According to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office‚ Gilliam was riding his scooter across East Chase Avenue when a westbound car struck his vehicle.

Gilliam was immediately transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital for treatment where he was pronounced dead some time later.  From the present information‚ it is not clear as to what caused this fatal scooter accident. Was the car driver distracted? Was he speeding so that he was not able to apply breaks in time to prevent the collision? Something certainly went wrong on the car driver’s part that took the life of the scooter driver. Read the rest »

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