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Palmdale, CA (December 27, 2019) – A collision between a motor vehicle and a tractor-trailer claimed the life of one person along the 14 Freeway at Palmdale Boulevard. Authorities stated that the crash happened at around 2:53 a.m. on the morning of Friday, December 27th, in Palmdale.
According to police, an unspecified vehicle collided with a big rig that was hauling 31,000 pounds of cargo at the time. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and pronounced one individual deceased.
The identity of the victim has not been provided to the public at this time as no further information was reported. Officials with the California Highway Patrol are presently in charge of the investigation into this incident.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Factors such as improper weight distribution, speeding, and drowsiness commonly contribute to trucking accidents in California that are repeatedly serious and often fatal. When a trailer is improperly loaded, even the slightest shift in weight can cause a severe collision involving several vehicles. Furthermore, just the size and power of such vehicles dramatically increases the gravity of a collision. Understanding your rights after a crash is of paramount importance.
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