Greenfield, IN (November 5, 2023) – A major multi-vehicle truck accident was reported in the Greenfield area on Saturday morning, November 4.
Reports provided by the Indiana Department of Transportation indicate that a crash occurred at approximately 5:20 a.m.
According to reports from Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, a total of four semi-truck tractor-trailers collided on Interstate 70. The incident blocked several lanes of the roadway between Mount Comfort Road and Indiana Route 9.
Multiple first responders reported to the scene of the accident. Authorities located one of the semi-truck tractor-trailers on its side and on fire.
One person involved in the accident was injured. Emergency medical services provided care to the victim.
At this time, the crash is being investigated.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Every year, truck accidents take place that leave victims with serious injuries that affect their lives forever. In many cases, these accidents are completely preventable. We see far too many innocent people hurt as a result of drivers who engage in reckless actions while behind the wheel. We also see a lot of truck accidents take place as a result of drivers who carelessly hire people who are unqualified to operate their vehicles.
Even with routine maintenance and diligent inspections, unforeseen mechanical failures can still happen. Unexpected malfunctions in crucial vehicle components, such as brakes, steering systems, or transmission, can lead to a sudden loss of control and potentially catastrophic accidents. Performing comprehensive pre-trip inspections and leveraging advanced vehicle monitoring systems for early issue detection can play a vital role in preventing accidents resulting from unanticipated mechanical failures.
If you have suffered injuries as a result of a truck accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, you may be able to take legal action against the responsible party. It is in your best interest to seek help from a commercial vehicle accident lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney will be able to help to determine if you have the ability to file claims against trucking companies and manufacturers to recover compensation.
At Burg Simpson, we understand the devastating impact a truck accident can have on both individuals and families. With our team of dedicated and experienced attorneys, we are committed to fighting for justice and providing support during this difficult time. Our extensive experience in handling fatal accidents means that you can trust us to fight for the compensation and justice your family deserves. Contact us today for a free case evaluation so we can discuss your legal options and work towards bringing peace of mind back into your life. Let us help you navigate through this challenging time with compassion, determination, and expertise.
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