Paul, ID (September 17, 2023) – fatal injuries were reported due to an automobile accident that occurred on Friday morning in the Paul area. At around 2:00 a.m. on September 15, emergency crews were dispatched to assist on-site at a crash on Interstate 84.
Reports from local news sources show that a 2018 Volvo semi-truck, which was being driven by a 53-year-old male, was struck by a 2016 Freightliner semi-truck tractor-trailer on the interstate. For unknown reasons, the Freightliner, which was driven by a 43-year-old man from Denver, Colorado, crossed from the westbound side of the road into the eastbound lanes.
One driver was fatally injured in the crash and pronounced deceased on-site.
Two other victims were injured. The victims were transported to local hospitals by ambulance for medical care.
The crash is being investigated at this time.
We hope the two injured victims recover quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost their life in this crash.
Fatal truck accidents take the lives of thousands of people annually in the United States. Here in Idaho, these accidents have a devastating impact on the lives of victims and their families. We see families torn apart and left to deal with the overwhelming consequences that these accidents bring. Unfortunately, many fatal truck accidents are entirely preventable.
There are several reasons why we continue to see fatal accidents take place in Idaho and across the United States. Many of these accidents involve some form of negligence. Leading factors reported in these accidents include:
If your loved one has died as a result of a fatal truck crash, your family needs to take legal action immediately. Reaching out to a tractor-trailer accident lawyer as soon as possible will ensure that your family has the best chance of getting justice and taking action against the person responsible. A skilled legal team will be able to create a case on your behalf against the defendant to prove negligence and help your family get justice.
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