Truck accidents in the United States have been on the rise during past two decades. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration substantiated that in a year, there are more than 4,897 fatalities and 130,000 people injured caused by large truck. Although, only about 3% injuries are attributed to large trucks but they caused greater damage and injuries due to their immense size and weight.

March 14, 2013

Redding, California – Police reported that a little after 2:30 o’clock in high noon of Thursday, a big truck loaded with lumber overturned at number 5 Interstate on-ramp in Redding.

Fortunately, there was no casualty but a large pile of lumber obstructed a part of the way for several hours. The smooth flow of traffic was affected as authorities had to close the southbound on-ramp coming from eastbound 9; however, southbound on-ramp coming from westbound 299 stayed open for traffic..

Officers of the California Highway Patrol officers and Caltrans stated they have to get flat-bed truck from Mount Shasta to clear the lumber. Around 4:30 o’clock in the afternoon, the area will be cleared and open for traffic.

Accident victims have rights. If you were injured in a car accident, contact an experienced  car accident lawyer now for free consultation. He will protect the rights of you and your loved ones. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages, as well as pain and suffering.

 

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