Injuries Reported in Contra Costa Multi-Vehicle Accident on Interstate 680
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (August 18, 2022) – Wednesday morning, two people sustained injuries in a big rig crash on Interstate 680.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at around 7:45 a.m. Also, the collision occurred on southbound Interstate 680.
Reports revealed that the incident involved a big rig and four other vehicles. Then, the big rig struck the center divider of the interstate and punctured its fuel tank.
Moreover, responders confirmed that two people sustained minor injuries in the crash.
Furthermore, the collision blocked all lanes of the interstate but has long since reopened.
Meanwhile, the events leading to the crash remained under investigation.
May this incident be a reminder for all motorists to drive responsibly. Drivers should also keep in mind that distracted driving, speeding, and failing to yield will lead to dangerous road accidents.
How To Proceed From a Crash
While driving is essential for many to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous daily maneuvers. Thus, it is therefore important to know how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in a traffic collision.
On the AAA Foundation Website, chief executive officer Peter Kissinger repeatedly labeled the epidemic of motor vehicle-related accidents a “public health crisis.”
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious auto accident cases may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party. A lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated of the proper compensation they are owed.
If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries in a crash, reach out to the attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Above all, we understand what you are going through, and our team is here to ensure your legal rights are safeguarded. Moreover, with over 40 decades in the field, we have the experience and the tools to win your case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation. For your convenience, you can also reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.