Collision between Big Rig and Car on Antelope Valley (14) Freeway Results in Tragic Death
Santa Clarita, California (June 22, 2018) – California Highway Patrol reported that a man died when his car collided with a semi-truck tractor trailer on the southbound lane of the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway. The incident took place at roughly 12:15 on the morning of Friday, June 22, 2018. At this time, the identities of the motorist and truck driver have not been revealed to the public. Furthermore, authorities have not revealed the brand name, model, and year of the vehicles involved in the accident.
Baseline reports indicate the accident occurred when a motorist’s vehicle collided directly with a big rig truck on the Freeway, slightly north of the Golden Valley Exit. After responding to the dispatched call, Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics pronounced the motorist dead at the scene at approximately 12:30 AM.
Law enforcement has not determined what specifically caused the crash. At present, the investigation is ongoing. As evidence continues to surface, more information regarding the victims and the incident will be released to the public.
We extend our deepest condolences, kindest thoughts, and warmest prayers to the family of the deceased motorist during this difficult time. We also extend our thoughts and prayers to the truck driver and wish them a fast and efficient recovery.
Traffic Accident Investigation
Officials are still investigating various factors that may have contributed to the crash and are looking into which driver should be held accountable. Forensic studies into the states of both vehicles will determine if mechanical issues or system failures caused the truck and/or car to crash. Also, law enforcement might consider drunk driving or distracted/negligent driving as causes.
Victims of negligent driving have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit or wrongful death claim against the guilty parties. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals may receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills and painful injuries.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
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Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.