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Sylmar, CA (December 4, 2019) – Officials with the Los Angeles Fire Department stated that one person was hospitalized following a crash between two tractor-trailers in Sylmar. The accident happened early on Wednesday morning, December 4th, on the 5 Freeway near Roxford Street at around 3:40 a.m.
Emergency personnel was dispatched to the crash site where paramedics worked to assist at least one victim. According to the California Highway Patrol, the injured party was immediately transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.
Authorities have not provided any information concerning the severity of the victims’ injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Trucking accidents in California are frequently caused by various factors such as speed and weight distribution. Tractor-trailers often carry extremely heavy loads and the improper distribution of weight inside the trailer can quickly contribute to a collision. Due to other factors such as drowsy or distracted driving alongside the size and power of such vehicles, truck accidents are often extremely serious and even fatal.
Our accident attorneys at the May Firm will work with you to preserve your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path ahead. If you have been hurt 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 compassionate 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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