The California Highway Patrol, Lodi Police Department, and Lodi Fire Department all responded to a report of a crash involving an Amazon truck and passenger vehicle on Harney Lane on the afternoon of Thursday, July 28, 2022. The accident took place around 3:30 p.m. on Harney Lane in the vicinity of Lower Sacramento Road, according to the Lodi Fire Department.
A preliminary report revealed that emergency crews utilized the Jaws of Life to extricate the driver of the Amazon truck. Three parties were transported to the hospital, two of which were last reported in critical condition and the third with injuries described as delayed. Additional information on the truck accident has not yet been released by CHP traffic officers and other officials due to an ongoing investigation.
In San Joaquin County and across California, we depend on large commercial trucks to transport goods in and out of the community. The drivers of these vehicles, in addition to delivery trucks such as Amazon, provide a valuable service to everyone that is deeply appreciated. However, trucking companies often place pressure on truck drivers to meet strict delivery deadlines to maximize profits. This may lead to careless and reckless driving behaviors that pose a threat to Lodi residents and others on the road.
When a truck accident involves a passenger vehicle, those riding in smaller vehicles are often left with serious injuries requiring emergency transportation to the hospital. For those who were not taken away from the scene via ambulance, medical treatment should be sought right away, even if you believe that your injuries are not severe. That is because some accident-related injuries may not manifest immediately, such as head trauma or a spinal cord injury.
Having medical documentation linking reported injuries to the truck accident is essential, given that difficult insurance companies and defense counsel may be involved in the personal injury claims process. The insurer does not have your best interests at heart; insurance carriers are looking to protect their profit margins by paying as little as possible on claims. To seek the maximum compensation you deserve, you should have an experienced Lodi truck accident lawyer working on your side. For details on how to select the best accident attorney to handle your delivery truck crash case, watch this video.
I’m Ed Smith, a Lodi injury attorney. A big rig crash may leave those involved with life-changing injuries. If this has happened to you or a loved one, you need a skilled attorney working on your side to seek maximum compensation for your losses. The truck accident lawyers at our law firm have decades of combined experience handling personal injury and wrongful death matters against difficult trucking companies and insurers. Our legal team cares about those we represent and will work hard to ensure that a favorable result is obtained on their behalf. To schedule a meeting for free, friendly case advice with one of our injury lawyers, call (209) 227-1931 or (800) 404-5400.
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