Anytime that a truck accident happens, there are very realistic concerns. Truck accidents can be extremely serious, causing serious injuries and fatalities in some cases. Last month in Warren County, New Jersey, a business owner discovered that truck accidents can happen to anyone when a tractor trailer came barreling down a hill and crashed into a café by the name of Allamuchy General Store Café. Fortunately, no serious injuries occurred.
The driver lost control when he was coming down the hill and crashed into the store while the owner was helping a customer. When they heard the commotion of the trucks hitting trees as it came down the hill, they headed to the kitchen, expecting the worst. If the accident had happened only minutes prior, the accident could have been deadly, as many children would stand there for the bus stop. Luckily, with no injuries and a building that will most likely remain standing despite the damage, a could-be deadly accident was prevented in several ways.
Truck Accidents and Their Causes
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There are many reasons why drivers of large commercial vehicles lose control and accidents occur. Some of the most common reasons include improper maintenance, distracted driving, driver inexperience, and so much more. This is why it is important for drivers to constantly keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel, as well as drivers to be properly trained before they hit the roadways. Truck drivers must be prepared for many serious road conditions and understand how to control their truck in all situations. If you have been injured as the result of a truck accident, call us today for more information.