Man and Woman Injured in Big Rig Crash on Interstate 80
Yuba Gap, CA (January 26, 2021) – On Friday, a man and a woman were injured in a big rig crash on Interstate 80 near Nyack Road.
The Yuba Gap accident took place before 9:45 a.m. on the westbound lanes of the highway.
Apparently, two vehicles already crashed before the said big rig incident, which caused minor damage.
Both the drivers of the two vehicles stopped on the side roadside and went out of their vehicles.
Then, a woman driving the third vehicle stopped and also stood on the roadway to see if the drivers of the two crashed vehicles were fine.
Then suddenly, a big rig that did not have chains came around a curve and was driving too fast.
The driver struck the brakes and jack-knifed. As a result, it struck multiple vehicles including two of the people standing on the roadside.
The female driver of the third vehicle incurred major but non-fatal injuries, while a man incurred moderate injuries.
Immediately, responders both of them to regional hospitals.
Furthermore, the big rig struck a total of six vehicles.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Additionally, driving defensively prepares you for many types of emergencies.
California Road Accidents
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.
“We can secure evidence in your favor and request additional information. We can get vital eyewitness accounts and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
We encourage you to speak with us today if you have suffered injuries in a vehicular accident. At Sweet Lawyers, we understand the impact of accidents on victims, and the financial difficulties they have to go through. Moreover, our seasoned personal injury lawyers will provide you with the best legal representation and guide you to a high settlement. Furthermore, with over 44 years of experience in the legal field, we know how to tackle your case from all angles. For more information, call us today at (800) 674 7854.