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West Stanislaus, CA – Semi-Truck Collision Causes Injuries on I-5 near Stuhr Rd

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West Stanislaus, CA, (July 23, 2021) – A serious traffic collision occurred in West Stanislaus County on the evening of July 22 that prompted an emergency response. The wreck occurred between at least one semi-truck and an Amazon truck, according to reports. 

Officials including police, fire crews, and paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene in order to assist those involved. Once they arrived on-site, located on Interstate 5 near Stuhr Road, they found that a fire had started due to the collision. 

At least one person required emergency transportation by helicopter to the hospital due to injuries, specifically burns, according to various sources. No one involved has been identified at this time. 

Officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene at approximately 7:15 p.m., and the roadway was closed for several hours afterward as crews continued to investigate and clear the area. Local drivers on I-5 traveling in the vicinity of Stuhr Road were asked to find alternate routes for the time being. 

The police in West Stanislaus continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident. Nothing further has been reported at this time. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved in hopes of a full recovery. 

Traffic Accidents in California

If you or someone you love has recently been seriously or debilitatingly injured in a California traffic accident, you are unfortunately aware of the stress, pain, and fear associated with such an event. Sustaining serious injuries of any kind is a difficult and painful process, however, being injured in an auto accident may also come with other devastating consequences. Injuries suffered in car accidents are often severe and can require immediate medical care, sometimes even surgery. Undergoing such procedures suddenly can be overwhelming and scary, not to mention expensive. On average, the cost of an emergency room visit in California is roughly $3,300. The cost of an in-patient hospital stay is, on average, around $57,000. Not to mention the cost of ongoing medical care, which you may need in the future, as well as the cost of physical therapy, emotional therapy, vehicle repairs, etc. Your bills may be piling up due to your recent crash, all while you’re unable to return to work due to your injuries. 

An incident of this magnitude may have you fearing what’s to come and wondering how you are going to get through this without going broke. Depending on the circumstances of your collision, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries and incurred losses. Financial compensation can cover all of the aforementioned costs associated with an accident, as well as more, depending on the nature and severity of your injuries and whether or not they were caused by another person’s negligence. If you believe that your accident was the result of another driver’s careless, reckless, or negligent actions, it may be in your best interest to contact a personal injury lawyer in California. 

The personal injury attorneys in California at Torem & Associates have been helping innocent crash victims and their family members collect full and fair financial compensation for many years. Our legal team works diligently in order to provide you with the best legal representation in the Golden State. We hold a firm belief that no one should ever have to pay for being injured by another person’s careless actions, and we work on your behalf in order to uphold that belief. Do not allow anyone to take advantage of you during this difficult and vulnerable time. Unfortunately, insurance companies often attempt to evade their responsibility to provide you with financial compensation in the event of an accident. They will try to coerce you into accepting a much-too-small compensation amount as quickly as possible in order to close the case out. 

Allow an attorney from Torem & Associates in your corner. We will communicate with the insurance companies directly and aggressively in order to negotiate a just financial compensation amount for your injuries and losses. Many different damages may arise from an auto accident, including pain and suffering,  emotional turmoil, lost wages, and more. Contact our law firm at(888) 500-5000. Our team is available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Fresno.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Fresno and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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