Apple Valley, California (January 19, 2020) – Two people were killed in a collision involving two
semi-trucks early Sunday morning in Apple Valley.
to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at about 4:15 a.m. on
15 Freeway near Hodge Road.
The authorities said two semi-trucks collided on the roadway for unknown reasons. The San Bernardino County firefighters responded to the crash and found both cabs of the trucks engulfed in flames.
firefighters upgraded the call to a hazmat response saying the contents of one
of the trucks were pallets of cigarette lighters.
second truck was empty.
truck driver and a passenger were killed in the crash.
other people were injured in the accident, with one being rushed to Loma Linda
University Medical Center for treatment.
second victim declined treatment.
CHP closed all lanes of the freeway to allow for clearance of the scene.
further information concerning the crash was provided.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.