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At Least 2 Sustains Minor Injuries in Rancho Cucamonga Car and Semi-Truck Accident on Highway 60 at Hamner Avenue

CHP Investigating Minor Injury Rancho Cucamonga Crash on Highway 60 at Hamner Avenue

Rancho Cucamonga, California (March 23, 2020) – A traffic collision involving a black Ford Mustang and a semi-truck on Highway 60 at Hamner Avenue Thursday morning resulted in minor injuries to at least two unidentified victims.

The initial report indicated that the Ford rear-ended the semi-truck at approximately 6:38 a.m. on March 19 for unknown reasons.

As per the California Highway Patrol report, the Mustang was pinned underneath the rear-end part of the trailer of the truck upon the impact.

Limited details regarding the accident were released at the time of the report.

The CHP is still investigating to identify the cause of the Rancho Cucamonga accident.

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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