No Injuries in Elk Grove Car Accident on Highway 99
ELK GROVE, CA (June 6, 2020) – Friday morning, a two-vehicle accident left gas leaks on Highway 99 in Sacramento.
The incident occurred on Highway 99, just south of Grant Line Road. The authorities dispatched a hazardous materials team to the crash scene.
The CHP officials revealed that the incident occurred about 6:30 a.m. when one of the semi’s tires blew out on the #1 lane. Then, the semi struck a cement barricade in the construction zone. As a result, the semi had a gas leak on the driver’s side and was then hit by another vehicle.
The authorities confirmed that both drivers are alright. The authorities requested two tow trucks to remove both vehicles from the crash scene.
The police also diverted the northbound traffic at Arno Road.
Meanwhile, Caltrans reopened one lane just after 7:00 a.m.
The police advised motorists to expect some slowing through the weekend due to major constructions on the highway.
Driving can be hazardous, and almost anything can happen if you are not prepared. May this serve as a reminder to always abide by all the traffic laws. Also, be extra careful when driving in an intersection as this is where an accident usually occurs. By doing so, you can ensure the safety of everyone on the road.
Dealing with Auto Accidents
Reports showed that in 2017, 485,866 accidents were reported solely in the state of California. Despite this common occurrence, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a car crash.
Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident. The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
Mark Sweet, an award-winning attorney who has handled many personal injury cases wants to let those who are injured know that it is important to have an independent investigation to better protect your rights.
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