The intersection between criminal law and the potential for a civil lawsuit when it comes to truck accidents has been demonstrated recently by a truck collision with a passenger vehicle in Fresno County, California.
The formidable size and power of a commercial truck, and its potential to wreak havoc in an accident, was tragically apparent recently on a California highway when a tractor-trailer rig went out of control and crashed into a line of traffic.
Large trucks pose a danger on the roads greater than other, smaller vehicles. Constructions vehicles on highways in California and across the country are prevalent in the summer months, during repairs and construction, heightening the threat of a tragic accident.
The recent tragic collision in California between a FedEx truck and a bus carrying high school students has led to a civil lawsuit.