On June 12, a tractor-trailer accident caused traffic delays. The accident was reported to Massachusetts State Police around 6 in the morning. The accident occurred on I-90 in Palmer on the eastbound side of the freeway and involved one other vehicle.
Emergency crews including police and fire were dispatched to the scene and arrived quickly. They discovered that the accident was caused one individual to sustain injuries, and emergency medical care was administered at the scene. The extent of their injuries is still being determined. Police directed traffic away from the area, and, within the hour, the accident was cleared and traffic resumed as normal. There were no fatalities reported in this accident.
Injuries and Trucking Accidents
Trucking accidents can be some of the most deadly accidents that happen on our roads. The sheer weight and size of these vehicles is one factor that contributes to serious accidents. Large trucks are much bigger than the average car on the road. When a semi-truck is involved in an accident, the injuries involved are often severe. Truck drivers must remember to remain vigilant and look out for other drivers, and drivers of smaller vehicles must remember that large trucks have big blind spots.
Luckily, the injuries sustained in this accident did not cause fatalities, but some car accidents do. Accidents involving large trucks are more likely to cause catastrophic injuries, and this is something all drivers need to be aware of when around big vehicles. Victims who are injured have a right to seek compensation and assistance for their injuries so they can begin the process of healing and returning back to living their lives.
As involved members of the community, we want our roads to be safe from serious accidents. We often see the impacts of trucking accidents as we help victims suffering in the aftermath. At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, we make it a priority to raise awareness about the importance of safe driving. we are aware that accidents sometimes happen to even the safest drivers, so we are also dedicated to helping victims receive assistance and aid so they can focus on recovery.
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