Highway Patrol officials near Yuba City were forced to close part of California State Route 99 due to a fatal accident on Monday.
The accident happened just after 8 a.m. near Sacramento Avenue according to the California Highway Patrol. The accident was reportedly between a semi and a passenger vehicle according to officials.
No names were released in the accident, but the victim was declared dead at the scene.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that trucking accidents may be rising across the United States. There were 3,686 people killed and 80,000 injured in truck crashes in 2010, and the numbers rose higher the following year.
Seeing a copy of the California accident report is extremely important. Reports are critical to professional investigations and also serve to create peace of mind for the victims and their families. Without an official report, you’ll likely be unaware of several key facts that help to explain how the accident happened, and you’ll also be unable to dispute any inaccuracies the accident report may contain.
3 Facts to remember about California Accident reports:
If you file an insurance claim or lawsuit, this document will be the first piece of evidence that everyone wants to see.
An California accident report’s main purpose is to tell what happened: how, where, when, and to whom.
The “how” of an accident report is the officer’s best after-the-fact interpretation of the crash. Sometimes it’s possible to amend disputed facts in a report.
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