Palmdale, CA. Fatal Trucking Accident at the Intersection of Pearblossom Highway and Small Road
Palmdale, CA. (July 1, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol has reported that at least one person has been killed following a motor vehicle accident involving a large tractor-trailer early Sunday morning. The fatal crash took place at approximately 1:20 a.m. at the intersection of Small Road and Pearblossom Highway in Palmdale.
The California Highway Patrol reportedly stated that the crash occurred when a commercial big rig and a much smaller white vehicle collided at the intersection. The reason for the collision is currently unknown.
Officials from the Los Angeles County Fire Department were the first to respond to the accident and arrived on the scene to assist any victims. Tragically, at least one person was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident due to injuries sustained in the crash. There were no more details made available regarding the cause of the crash or if any other victims were injured.
This accident remains under investigation at this time in order to determine liability. We are offering our most heartfelt condolences to the family members and other loved ones of the deceased victim.
Truck Accident Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney
Accidents involving large commercial trucks are handled somewhat differently than other traffic collisions. Depending on whether or not the investigation shows that the truck driver involved acted negligently, there may be grounds for the victims’ family to file a claim for compensation against the trucking company. Many family members will opt in favor of a filing a claim because of the tremendously high expenses that follow these horrific circumstances.
Sudden funeral costs, loss of future wages, and loss of companionship are all very common reasons why many people move forward with a wrongful death claim. We are certainly passionate about holding negligent drivers accountable for the unparalleled pain and devastation they inflict, however, only the family members of the victim can decide if they wish to file a lawsuit.
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. If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
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 for all those involved in the accident.