Atwater Traffic Crash on Highway 99 and Atwater Boulevard
ATWATER, CA (October 30, 2020) – Tuesday night, a big rig accident on Highway 99 and Atwater Boulevard resulted in no injuries.
The CHP officers came to the crash scene at about 9:20 p.m. According to reports, it happened on Northbound Highway 99, just south of the Atwater Boulevard exit.
When the officers arrived, they found the big rig. Reports revealed that the big rig carrying Arrowhead Sparkling water lost control and went off the road. Afterward, it crashed into a guard rail and several trees.
Meanwhile, the big rig driver said that a black sedan drove past him on the shoulder. The vehicle reportedly clipped him and caused him to lose control. Moreover, another big rig driver said that the same vehicle hit him. CHP Officer Zuniga confirmed that the sedan driver fled the crash scene.
On the other hand, Hazmat crews came to the scene due to a diesel and oil spill. Furthermore, the authorities confirmed that the crash didn’t result in any injury.
The authorities urged anyone with information about the crash to contact the California Highway Patrol at 209-356-6600.
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 Accident on Highway 99 and Atwater Boulevard
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 Web site, 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.
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