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Cajon Pass Big Rig Accident on 15 Freeway near Highway 138 Resulted in Major Injuries

Sedan and Big Rig Involved in Major Injury Crash on 15 Freeway near Highway 138 in Cajon Pass

Cajon Pass, California (February 28, 2020) – One person was trapped following a traffic collision that took place in the area of Cajon Pass at about 7:35 p.m. on February 27.

As per the report, one person was hospitalized with major injuries after a black sedan heading north on 15 Freeway near Highway 138 slammed into the back of a semi-truck on Thursday evening.

Due to the impact of the collision, the sedan motorist was pinned inside the car.

Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after the wreck and extricated the driver.

Limited details about the wreck were disclosed at the time of the report.

The investigation is ongoing.

What to Do At the Accident Scene

Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.

  1. Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
  2. Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
  3. Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
  4. If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle’s hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
  5. Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
  6. If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
  7. Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
  8. Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.

After leaving the accident scene,

  1. Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
  2. Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
  3. Get a property damage valuation.
  4. If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
  5. Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
  6. Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.
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