Truck Rolls Over in Crawford County
Vernon Township, PA (July 9, 2018) On Monday morning, a garbage truck rolled over on the Interstate 79 in Crawford County. The truck headed northbound when unknown causes resulted into a rollover. The police arrived to investigate and clear up the scene. The ambulance transported the driver to UPMC Hamot for injuries; however, the severity of the driver’s injuries is unknown. More investigation will determine the cause of the accident and who was liable.
Individuals involved in truck accidents almost always suffer severe or fatal injuries, and property damage. Some common causes for truck accidents include defective parts, bad road conditions, weather conditions, and negligence. Truck accidents can be complex when determining who is liable, but an experienced attorney can help pursue rightful liable parties. Such parties include: truck owners, truck leasing companies, maintenance companies, shipping companies, and truck part manufacturers.
Individuals involved in truck accidents deserve compensation for injuries and losses. Severe injuries include spinal cord injuries, head injuries, neck injuries, broken bones, and severe whiplash. Other injuries include emotional and psychological injuries. Individuals that suffer fatal injuries can sometimes qualify as a wrongful death. Depending on the situation, the deceased’s family members can take legal action to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
At Edelstein, Martin, & Nelson, we don’t take our clients’ cases lightly. We make sure we gather enough information to pursue liable parties so that our clients can be rightfully compensated. If you, or someone you love, has been involved in a truck accident, call 888-208-1810.