One Hurt in Crash Involving Large Truck on Highway 5
California Highway Patrol reported a crash involving a large truck in Castaic on Saturday night, August 13th.
Reports included that the accident took place at 11:40 p.m. on Highway 5.
A Jeep crashed into a large truck that was parked on the right shoulder for unknown reasons.
One person suffered major injuries and was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall for treatment.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.