According to investigators at the scene the accident has resulted in the death of one individual and at least six victims seriously injured. based on witness statements a pickup truck rammed into a tour bus early Saturday morning on interstate 15 some miles between Baker and Barstow California near the famous Zzyzx road. Interstate 15 is the main transportation rout for visitors between Los Angeles and Las Vegas California. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) lanes of the 1-15 have closed off for several hours following the accident which accrued at around 10:30 in the morning. Major should be expected for weekend travelers.
The exacts cause of the accident has yet to be established by investigators at the scene of the deadly crash. But according to the CHP spokesmen Martinez’ statement to the Los Angeles Times, “A vehicle was traveling north on the freeway, near Zzyzx Road, when it overturned and rolled into the southbound lanes, where it was struck by a tour bus”.
Liability for Rollover Accidents: In many instances pickup truck and sports utility vehicle rollover accidents are caused by defects in the design and or manufacturing of the vehicle. Thu a personal injury cause of action including claims by individuals injured on board the tour bus struck by the pickup truck may be established against automobile manufacturers. Other common intervening causes of rollover accidents include
- Speeding while driving
- Wet or icy roadway conditions
- Steep turns or narrow winding roads (and)
- Reckless driving including driving while intoxicated
Wrongful Death Lawsuit: In the state of California certain relatives who have died due to the negligent or intentional conduct of others are entitled to file a wrongful death cause of action in the court of law.
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