Semi-Truck Driver Airlifted After Truck Overturns
Investigators are working to piece together all of the details of a big rig collision that occurred in Victorville.
The accident took place just before noon on Highway 395 near Sycamore Street.
According to reports, a big rig clipped an Audi while heading north and overturned as a result.
The driver of the semi-truck suffered major injuries and was airlifted to the trauma center at Loma Linda University Medical Center.
Nobody else was injured in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.