Pomona, CA – Fatal Truck Wreck Reported on 71 Freeway near Rio Rancho Rd

Pomona, CA (July 4, 2023) – One person sustained fatal injuries as a result of a truck crash that took place on Sunday evening, July 2.

The California Highway Patrol was summoned to the crash site at approximately 10:00 p.m. Sunday evening.

Reports provided by CHP show that a flatbed tow truck and a minivan collided on the southbound side of the 71 Freeway during the evening hours. The incident, which occurred in a construction zone, caused delays in the area of Rio Rancho Road.

One person involved in the crash lost their life as a result of the injuries they suffered. Additional victims were injured and had to be transported to local hospitals for emergency treatment.

At this time, investigations surrounding the cause of the collision are underway.

We hope the injured victims are all able to recover quickly.

Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who died in this crash.

Fatal Truck Accidents in California

Pomona, CA – Fatal Truck Wreck Reported on 71 Freeway near Rio Rancho RdDealing with the aftermath of a fatal truck accident can be incredibly difficult. Even though death is a natural part of life, one can never prepare for the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. Knowing your loved one died due to another person’s negligence just makes accepting the loss even more difficult.

The unfortunate truth is that thousands of innocent people end up passing away as a result of truck accidents across the United States every year. Many of these accidents involve negligence. Some of the common forms of negligence leading to fatal accidents in our state include:

  • Fatigue or drowsy driving
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Failure to yield the right of way
  • Improper lane changes
  • Tailgating or following too closely
  • Reckless or aggressive driving
  • Mechanical failures or faulty equipment
  • Overloaded or improperly loaded cargo
  • Poor vehicle maintenance

If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal truck crash, you should reach out to a fatal truck accident lawyer right away. Your family may be entitled to financial compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens that you face.

Our team at Burg Simpson is here to help your family navigate the complex legal system following the loss of a loved one due to a commercial truck accident. We strive to provide experienced and compassionate representation for families who have lost loved ones due to negligent drivers, and we always operate on a contingency fee basis, alleviating some of the stress that your family would otherwise face having to come up with the money for legal representation. We will never charge you a dollar until we win your case. If you have lost a loved one as a result of an accident involving a commercial truck driver, reach out to one of our national trucking lawyers today at (888) 895-2080. We can meet with you for a free consultation to discuss the legal options available to help your family move forward.

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