On the morning of Friday, November 19th, an accident involving a semi and multiple vehicles on the I-210 Freeway in Upland killed two men and injured others. While the cause of the accident has not yet been established, the impact caused the semi to catch fire. Neither the names of the victims, nor the extent of their injuries have been released. Authorities are investigating the collision, explains a California truck accident attorney.
Throughout the state, there were a total of 265 fatal and 5,810 injury traffic collisions involving trucks, according to the California Highway Patrol’s 2008 Annual Report of Fatal and Injury Motor Vehicle Traffic Collisions. Los Angeles accounted for the majority of the accidents with 60 fatal and 1,701 injury crashes, followed by San Bernardino County with 35 fatal and 509 injury crashes. This accident occurred in San Bernardino County, just east of the Los Angeles County line.
Everyone at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer their condolences to the families of the two men killed in this morning’s accident involving the semi in Upland. We would also like to wish a full recovery to everyone injured.
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