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A fiery truck accident closed all eastbound lanes of the 91 Freeway recently. The collision between a tractor-trailer and a late model Ford Mustang snarled traffic for hours as emergency response personnel investigated the truck accident and cleaned debris from the road. The California Highway Patrol received notification of the crash around 1:10 a.m. and arrived at the accident scene between Knott Avenue and Beach Boulevard in Buena Park.

Truck accident attorney lawyerWhen police arrived, both the Mustang and the truck were on fire with the truck on its side with its cab, but not its trailer, engulfed in flames. Accident investigators said that the driver of the Mustang fled the accident scene and has not yet been found. CHP officers reported that all eastbound lanes of the 95 Freeway were clear and opened by 6:30 a.m. It’s no secret that California leads the nation in fatal auto accidents every year. In 2003, 5,725 people suffered fatal injuries on California streets and highways, and of that number, 332 were fatal truck accidents.

Samer Habbas and other California truck accident lawyers see the victims of truck accidents and their families every day and understand very well that truck accidents are especially deadly. Even at low speeds, when a vehicle weighing up to 80,000 pounds strikes a vehicle weighing three or four thousand pounds, the occupants of the lighter vehicle are at increased risk for catastrophic, life changing injuries and often death. Southern California truck accident attorney Samer Habbas has been helping truck accident victims and their families for many years and works hard to help them recover the damages they deserve. To schedule a free consultation with Anaheim truck accident lawyer Samer Habbas, call his law offices of samer habbas today at 888-848-5084.

Resource link: California Truck Accident Snarls Traffic