Big rig leaked 170 gallons of fuel following a traffic collision in Vallejo
According to a California Highway Patrol police report, on Friday, April 20th 2018, at about 11:13 p.m., at least one person was injured ensuing a traffic collision involving a commercial vehicle on the westbound of Interstate 780 near Glen Cove Road in the city of Vallejo.
In addition, the report stated that a four door sedan and a big rig were the vehicles involved in the traffic collision. Moreover, 170 gallons of fuel was leaking from the big rig, according to authorities.
Several lanes of traffic were blocked as authorities worked to clear the accident and a tow truck was required for the vehicles involved in the accident, as stated by officials.
Furthermore, there was at least one person injured as a result of the crash and paramedics arrived shortly after the incident occurred to transport the injured parties to a nearby medical facility. Additionally, the identity of the injured person or persons has not been released yet, according to officials. It is also unknown whether or not there were passengers in the vehicles involved in the crash.
Currently, this crash remains under investigation as authorities work to determine the exact cause and liable party in the crash.
Further details will be reported at a later time once the investigation has concluded.
Our May Firm staff is deeply saddened upon hearing news of this accident, and will keep the victim as well as their family and loved ones in our thoughts and prayers during this tremendously difficult time.
If you ever find yourself involved in a trucking accident, you definitely have to report the accident. First contact the local police or the California Highway Patrol. Next, contact your insurance agent or company. Ask for their help in filling out forms and reports of the accident. After that, report to the the incident California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Of course, call a truck accident lawyer at The May Firm at 1-844-MAYFIRM for any legal questions you may have.