Police have confirmed that a 51-year-old man from Gilroy, CA was killed in an accident on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019.
The investigating officers have reported that the accident took place when the victim slowed down in the eastbound lanes to make a turn in his Toyota. The driver of the semi-truck behind him failed to stop, slamming his big rig into the back of the Toyota. The vehicles were pushed into the westbound lanes were a second collision occurred involving an oncoming Ford.
The driver of the Toyota was killed and the four people in the Ford, including two children, were seriously injured.
The investigation is ongoing, however, officers have stated that alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a contributing factor.
Bobby Thompson is a truck accident attorney contributor to the Legal Herald. He has provided information on the legal rights of truck accident victims who have been injured in a crash.
“There is no denying that when someone has been seriously injured in a truck accident their world is forever changed. Serious injuries commonly include:
Each of these injuries can cost an enormous amount of money to treat and that’s without the potential complications that frequently occur. Auto insurance may help to pay for some of the treatments but make no mistake, insurance companies stop paying for claims as soon as the policy limits run out. A truck accident lawsuit, filed against the negligent party, is a way for accident victims to fight for the compensation that they deserve, the compensation that could keep them from financial ruin,” explained Mr. Thompson.