Collision with Semi Truck on White Crane Road in Atwater Badly Injures One
ATWATER, CA (May 4, 2019) – At least one person was airlifted following a collision with a semi truck Saturday afternoon in Atwater.
The collision happened around 1:54 p.m. at the intersection of White Crane Road and Applegate Road.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the semi truck collided with a sedan, causing blockage on the roadway.
Fire crews along with paramedics arrived and found at least one patient with major injuries. The individual was then flown to a hospital in an unknown condition.
One of the vehicles sustained a major left side damage and was towed away from the crash site.
An ongoing investigation continues to determine the ultimate cause of the accident and liability.
To reduce your risk of being involved in a collision with a semi truck, always keep your distance with them. Make sure to give trucks plenty of room, both when behind and in front of them. Be sure to follow all rules of the road, always passing on the left and maintaining a safe speed. When drivers drive predictably, it is easier to avoid accidents.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a semi-truck accident, we urge you to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer. Our litigators at The Sweet Lawyers have been helping people recover their expenses following an accident. We work hard to investigate the facts and can also communicate effectively with insurance companies. Call us today for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.