2 Hospitalized after Napa County Accident on Howell Mountain Road
NAPA COUNTY, CA (July 21, 2020) – Late Sunday night, a driver and passenger sustained injuries in big rig crash on Howell Mountain Road.
The rollover big rig crash occurred at 11:11 p.m. on Howel Mountain Road near White Cottage Road. The incident occurred when a semi-truck overturned in the Angwin Area, south of Pope Valley.
As a result, the truck driver and a passenger sustained minor injuries as the vehicle fell down an embankment. Responders transported both of them to a local hospital for treatment.
Also, the crash shut down the northbound lane of Howell Mountain Road.
Meanwhile, Monday morning, the CHP advised drivers to use alternate routes such as Ink Grade Road while the roadway remained close.
Furthermore, the CHP announced by 9:15 a.m. that they could lift the road closure within 45 minutes.
Whenever you are behind the wheel, it is your responsibility to follow all traffic laws. Also, make sure to avoid distractions that can lead to dangerous collisions. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.
The Rising Numbers of Auto Accident in the US
According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Roadways, while scrupulously created and mapped for efficient travel, are one of the most dangerous settings.
As common of an occurrence as they are, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a car crash.
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, while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring. A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, an attorney practicing for over 40 years.
If you or someone you love has recently been involved in a similar auto accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Our experienced attorneys will guide you through every step of the way to assure that you receive the justice and compensation you deserve. To file a claim, call (800) 674 7852. Let’s discuss your options in detail. Besides, you can also reach us through our online chat, email, and text message 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.