Injuries Reported in Richmond Auto Accident on Interstate 80 and Potrero Avenue
RICHMOND, CA (June 21, 2023) – Early Tuesday morning, a startling big rig crash on Interstate 80 and Potrero Avenue sent 1 person to the hospital.
The incident happened at 1:30 a.m. on Interstate 80 at Westbound Potrero Avenue offramp.
According to reports, the crash involved a truck carrying a load of sugar and a big rig hauling carnival equipment. As the two vehicles were fused on Interstate 80, all lanes were blocked.
Meanwhile, CHP said that the driver of the sugar truck rear-ended a big rig carrying carnival equipment.
Then, responders airlifted the carnival truck driver to the hospital with serious injuries. Meanwhile, the sugar truck driver sustained no serious injuries.
The authorities requested two heavy wreckers to pry the trucks apart. Also, the crash left piles of sugar on the highway.
Moreover, fire departments from Richmond and Contra Costa County also responded to the scene.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
What’s Next after Startling Big Rig Crash on Interstate 80 and Potrero Avenue
Serious cases like the crash in Richmond may call for a separate investigation.
Furthermore, a lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated of the proper compensation they are owed.
“We can secure evidence in your favor, request additional information and get vital eyewitness accounts. Also, we will review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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