The driver of a big rig truck was killed after the truck overturned in a Santa Clarita truck accident. The Los Angeles Times reports that the big rig truck accident in Santa Clarita occurred on the 5 Freeway. The Santa Clarita truck crash left a fuel spill over many lanes of the 5 Freeway.
The California Highway Patrol claimed that the truck driver passed away at the scene of the Santa Clarita big rig truck accident. There were no immediate reports of what caused this California truck accident death and if any other vehicles were involved.
California truck accidents are particularly dangerous and often lead to severe or catastrophic injuries or the wrongful death of drivers and/or passengers in other vehicles. All too frequently, truck accidents are caused by truck drivers who are inexperienced, inattentive, too tired, or reckless.
Anyone injured in a truck accident, or the family members of anyone killed in a truck crash, should immediately contact a California truck accident lawyer. Our personal injury attorneys handle Santa Clarita truck accident injury and wrongful death cases. We also handle truck crash personal injury cases in San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Bakersfield and throughout California.
The commercial insurance companies that cover big rig trucks have attorneys and claims adjusters working to minimize the amounts they owe to California truck accident injury victims. This is why it is important to have an experienced California truck accident attorney fighting to recover a fair amount for your injuries and damages.