A semi-trailer carrying fuel was involved in a single-vehicle crash in Santa Clarita on Monday, December 28th. Los Angeles County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol were the first responders at the scene. The incident happened just before 8:00 a.m. on 14 Freeway, near Soledad Canyon Road.
The semi-trailer was reported to have crashed into a median strip, leaving a fuel spill of about 50 gallons on the road. The driver of the semi-trailer was also injured and was sent to the hospital for treatment. Due to the spill, all lanes of 14 Freeway were temporarily closed while clean up was underway. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.
What Can You Do As A Single-Vehicle Crash Victim?
The legal options available to you as a single-vehicle crash victim depends on what your role is in the accident. If you are a passenger, then it may comfort you to know that you can take legal action against the negligent driver that caused the car accident to happen. Even if you are the driver, though, you may be surprised to know that you may be able to make a claim to your auto insurance, depending on the circumstances of your crash. Call us today at (800) 310-1606 to know more about what legal options are available at your disposal as a single-vehicle crash victim.
Source: Hometown Station