Multi-Truck Collision Cause Injuries
Meridian, OK (August 27, 2018)- On the afternoon of August 24th, there was a multi-truck injury accident that was reported in Meridian on Interstate 40. The accident involved a pickup truck and a semi-truck. It occurred in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40. Police and Emergency responders arrived at the scene shortly after the accident occurred to aid the injured victims and to redirect traffic. The extent of the victim’s injuries has not been made public at this time. Police investigators remained on the scene as they worked to determine what caused the incident and who was at fault.
Truck Accidents in Oklahoma
There are a variety of reasons why truck accidents occur. Some of the reasons include speeding, reckless driving, untrained drivers, distracted driving, defective auto parts, defective truck equipment, falling asleep at the wheel, using a cell phone, and driving under the influence. Once investigators determine what caused the accident, they’ll be able to confirm who is liable and responsible for any damages that occurred.
Truck accidents are extremely dangerous because they almost always cause injuries. Usually, the driver driving the smaller vehicle receives the more severe injuries. The most common injuries include brain damage, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, neck injuries, broken bones, and internal injuries. Injuries can range from severe, to catastrophic, to fatal. Severe injuries can take anywhere from weeks to years to heal. Catastrophic injuries prevent a person from returning to normal physical activity for the rest of their lives. Because this accident caused injuries, the injured victim can file a personal injury lawsuit with the help of a personal injury attorney.
At McGuire Law Firm, we understand how complex truck accident cases can be. Our attorneys have plenty of experience representing clients who were involved in truck accidents. We believe our clients deserve compensation for medical expenses, loss of wages, emotional distress, and mental anguish. If you, or someone you love, received injuries in a truck accident, call (405) 513-5658.