Bad weather lead to semi truck accident in Caldwell Tuesday evening according to Idaho State Police. A three-vehicle pileup occurred on I-84 in Caldwell from low visibility caused by blowing dust. The accident originated from a car stopping on the interstate because they could not see in front of them. Next, the car was rear-ended by a semi truck who was then rear-ended by another semi truck. It was reported that the impact of the crash caused the car to roll off the right side of the road. The driver was taken to a medical center for examination. It is unknown whether the driver was wearing a seatbelt. Traffic was blocked for four hours while the semi truck accident was cleared.
Driving in Bad Weather or Low Visibility
Often times bad weather lead to semi truck accident. Weather conditions can make a difference in the way you drive. The most dangerous weather condition are ones that create low to zero visibility such as fog, dust storm, heavy rain or blizzard. It is best to pull over and wait for conditions to improve before continuing to drive. At very least, slow down to a speed safe for the weather. Be sure you can see and be seen.
Boise Personal Injury Attorneys Can Help with Your Semi Truck Accident Case
If you’ve been injured in a semi truck accident whether during bad weather or not, the personal injury lawyers at Parke Gordon can help. Our Caldwell law office is experienced in representing clients in accidents caused by semi trucks, big rigs, tractor trailers, or other commercial vehicles. Serious injuries usually result from semi truck accidents. We believe that every client deserves fair representation, not just big insurance companies with deep pockets. Call the Boise personal injury attorneys at Parke Gordon today for a free consultation.
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