RIALTO, California (RIVERSIDE COUNTY) – A tractor trailer tanker truck overturned early Friday morning spilling fuel in the westbound lanes of the Interstate 10 San Bernardino Freeway near the Cedar Avenue, according to a California Highway Patrol report.
According to news reports, a Toyota Camry allegedly struck the rear of the parked truck and caused it to flip on its side just before 3 a.m. Police issued a SigAlert early this morning as traffic was reduced to a single lane during the early morning commute. The report did not indicate whether there were other vehicles involved or if anyone was injured in the truck accident.
Riverside County Car Accident Statistics
There were 203 deaths and 7,974 injuries reported due to car accidents in Riverside County in 2009, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Report.
In California, fatal traffic accidents were down 12% to 2,715 deaths in 2010 compared to 3,090 killed in 2009, according to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Additionally, national statistics show that traffic fatalities have declined in recent years across the United States, down roughly 3% to 32,885 deaths in 2010 compared to 33,883 killed in 2009.
If you have been involved in a truck accident and have been injured we offer our services to help you and your family get on the road to recovery both physically and financially. For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Thomas Law Firm have represented thousands of clients who were injured in serious traffic accidents or have lost a loved one.
Call us today at 1-855-ASK WEST (1-855-275-9378) to speak with our car, motorcycle and truck accident law firm. Thomas Law Firm has offices in California including its headquarters in Irvine. We also have offices outside of Orange County to serve you in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Diego, Riverside and in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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