Escondido, CA – Semi-Truck Accident at CA-78 & I-15

Escondido, CA – Semi-Truck Accident at CA-78 & I-15

Escondido, CA (February 18, 2020) – A crash was reported earlier today in the Escondido, California area on Tuesday, February 18th. The accident occurred on CA-78 west of I-15 at around 4:33 p.m. Initial reports revealed that the accident involved a semi-truck. 

Two left lanes on CA-78 were blocked due to the crash. The cause of the accident hasn’t been disclosed at this time. Paramedics at the scene were present to render aid to those involved in the crash.

An ongoing investigation into the collision is being handled by local authorities. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Semi-Truck Accidents in California

Escondido, CA - Semi-Truck Accident at CA-78 & I-15Semi-trucks can pose significant dangers to those traveling in smaller passenger vehicles. The size and speed of massive commercial vehicles often result in fatal injuries in the event of a crash. A majority of those killed in semi-truck accidents are those outside the truck. 

80 percent of crashes in California involve driver inattention in some form. Each year, nearly 5,000 passenger-vehicle occupants are killed in semi-truck crashes in the United States. Injured parties should protect their right to compensation by calling a California trucking injury attorney.

You shouldn’t discount the severity of a semi-truck accident. The Coastal Legal Center has the resources to maximize your potential compensation after a crash. Contact us today at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help. 

Notes: Outside news sources were used to create this post. Subsequently, the details of the accident have not been independently verified by our own staff. If you find any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.