“Big Rig Driver Killed”
DESERT CENTER, CALIFORNIA (February 8, 2017) – The driver of a semi-truck was killed in an accident on Wednesday on the 10 Freeway, near Dillon Road, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:30 am on the westbound side of the 10 Freeway near Dillon Road. A 74 year old man driving an International big rig on the freeway veered off the road for unknown reasons, heading into the center divider and over an embankment.
The driver was tragically pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel. The accident remains under open investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Desert Center, Barstow, Los Angeles, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.