Littlefield, AZ (July 25, 2019) – Police were called to the scene of a truck accident that took place on Interstate 15 in Littlefield, in the area of the Virgin River Gorge on Thursday morning.
According to police, the crash took place around 4:25 a.m. Police confirmed that the crash took place in the southbound lanes of the Interstate in an accident involving a 2017 Freightliner semitractor-trailer.
The accident occurred when the semi was headed southbound on the interstate when the right front tire blew out and the driver lost control. This caused the truck driver to run into a canyon wall.
The driver suffered multiple injuries, including lacerations, pain in his neck and back, and more. He was transported by ambulance to the hospital for treatment.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Our sincerest thoughts are genuinely extended to the injured party in this accident.
In 2012, statistics were collected showing that a total of 12,413 accidents took place involving commercial trucks and buses. Being injured in an Arizona truck accident can be a difficult reality to face and you might find that various parties could be held liable for your accident including the truck driver, trucking company, a manufacturer of truck parts, and more. As a result, you might need the help of an attorney.
At ELG Law, we understand that facing the confusing and burdening aftermath of a truck accident can be a difficult reality for anyone. As a result, you might need help on the path toward reimbursement for losses such as lost wages, medical bills, and more. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at (623) 562-3838.
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