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Castaic, CA (August 15, 2019) – Early Wednesday morning, August 14th, authorities were dispatched to the scene of a fatal accident involving a tractor-trailer in the town of Castaic. The collision occurred at approximately 5:30 a.m. on the Golden State Freeway at Hasley Canyon Road.
Officials with the California Highway Patrol stated that a tractor-trailer was traveling along the freeway when it collided with at least one other vehicle. The events that caused the collision have not been established.
Emergency responders were summoned to the scene, where one person was pronounced deceased. There was no word as to whether or not anyone else involved was injured or killed in the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
In 2012, the state of California saw 341 fatal collisions involving large trucks. That number was reported to have made up 7.3% of all fatal truck accidents across the United States. Due to the sheer nature and power of such large vehicles, it seems fairly obvious that California truck accidents are often among the most severe types of collisions.
We understand that there is nothing as tragic as the sudden loss of a loved one, although it is important to realize that your rights as the bereaved family must be protected as soon as possible. When you or a loved one has been injured or killed as the result of someone else’s blatantly negligent or criminal behavior, it is essential to understand your rights.
Our accident attorneys at the May Firm will work with you to preserve those rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path ahead. If you have lost a family member as the result of another person’s actions, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or contact us online to speak with one of our expert attorneys today.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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