Two Drivers Injured in Two-Car Collision on Highway 29 in Kelseyville, CA
Kelseyville, Lake County, California (June 21, 2018) – Local news reported that two drivers were injured during a two-vehicle collision between a silver Toyota and a big rig truck at the intersection of Highway 29 and Cruickshank Road near Kelseyville. The accident took place at approximately 5:00 PM on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Pending further investigation, the identities of the truck driver and motorist have not yet been determined.
According to California Highway Patrol, the Toyota and the semi-truck collided at the crossroads. Ultimately, the truck caught fire and swerved approximately 20 feet off the main road. CHP first responders tended to the truck and reported injuries sustained by both drivers, who were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The extent of their injuries has not yet been revealed.
Following the crash, traffic was delayed for over four hours while teams examined the crash site. At this time, the cause of the accident remains a mystery. More information will be released as the investigation continues.
Lake County Car Accident Attorney
Information from the CHP report indicates the companies that are employing the truck driver could be held accountable. Further investigations looking into the crash site and evidence will help officials determine the exact cause of the semi-truck crash and ensuing collision with the Toyota. Forensic analysis will look into the possibility of the mechanical issues or system failure with the big rig and the smaller vehicle, as well as marks and gouges left at the scene. Furthermore, police will consider chemical substances (e.g. drugs, alcohol) or distracted driving as potential causes.
In the case of negligent driving, victims of an accident have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the truck driver and the company. Legal assistance allows individuals to receive compensation for a variety of circumstances such as excessive medical bills or preservation of well-being.
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 to all those involved in the accident.