In a horrific scene from what typically would be expected in a Hollywood movie, a dump truck, an MTA Bus and a BMW sedan were involved in a horrific accident leaving at least 19 injured. Reports indicate that an unattended dump truck rolled down a hill and struck an MTA bus which was headed westbound on Hollywood Boulevard at around 8:00am on Tuesday. The force of the dump truck pushed the bus, which had at least 30 passengers on board, into the opposite eastbound lane of Hollywood Blvd causing a head-on collision with the BMW. The driver of the BMW and her daughter were injured and were trapped until rescue workers got them out.
CAUSE OF THE CRASH
Early reports indicate that a dump truck was left unattended at an incline. The dump truck rolled down the hill causing this chain-reaction resulting in many injuries. One can only speculate because an investigation is ongoing – but it could be assumed that either the emergency brakes were set or failed.
IMMEDIATE INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION
If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident such as this one, the most important decision you make is to hire the right law firm to protect your rights. There are many factors in play when multiple commercial vehicles are involved in an accident. The scenario become more complex when those commercial vehicles are possibly owned or operated by the government. Don’t delay and lose your right to protect yourself and your family. An experienced personal injury law firm, will want to immediately being their own investigation, preserve evidence and protect your rights.
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