Lanes Blocked after Colfax Multi-Vehicle Accident on 80 Freeway
COLFAX, CA (October 6, 2020) – Monday afternoon, a person sustained injuries in a 7-vehicle crash on the 80 Freeway in Placer County.
The incident occurred about 5:50 p.m. on 80 Freeway, east of Colfax, the CHP Gold Run division revealed. Furthermore, the crash involving a jackknifed big rig shut down the westbound traffic on 80 Freeway for multiple hours.
By 9:30 p.m., the authorities reopened the roadway.
Meanwhile, Cal Fire’s Nevada Placer Yuba division confirmed that the crash involved four big rigs and three vehicles.
As a result of the crash, one person sustained minor injuries, Cal Fire revealed.
As of this time, the circumstances that have led up to the crash remain unknown. Thus, the 7-vehicle crash on 80 Freeway remains under active investigation.
A crash involving multiple vehicles can happen in congested roads, busy streets, and intersections. it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. This way, you can ensure your safety and the safety of surrounding vehicles, motorists, and pedestrians.
Ways to Deal with Multi-Vehicle Accidents
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto crash. To avoid suffering from such incidents, practice safe driving habits on the road at all times.
As a driver, it’s your responsibility to do it even when it is empty, even when there is no police officer around to make sure you make, say, a complete stop.
Even with the best driving habits, it is still important to know what to do if you find yourself in a motor vehicle accident
Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers says, “The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery. At the same time, they will secure your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.”
If you’re involved in a serious multi-vehicle accident, call us. Sweet Law Group has over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your auto accident, personal injury, or disability case. We promise to fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.