Car Hit, Then Dragged by Semi

truck on asphalt roadOn Wednesday, April 21, a semi truck traveling down Interstate 15 in San Bernardino County struck a Nissan Maxima. The car was dragged for miles as its driver attempted to flag for help. The incident was all caught on video.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the Maxima and the semi were traveling on Interstate 15. The semi was hauling two trailers behind the cab. The trailers were full of Grimmway Farms carrots. The driver of the semi attempted to change lanes, and the Maxima became wedged on the left side of the much larger truck.

The video shows the driver of the car attempting to flag down help. Several motorists attempted to get the attention of the driver of the truck. Despite this, the car was dragged for at least approximately a mile, but some reports say that the car was stuck to the truck for four miles. A witness to the accident was able to pull in front of the truck to get the driver to stop.

The driver of the truck told responding officers that he had no idea he had hit the car. No one was seriously injured in the crash and it is not considered to be criminal in nature. The driver of the semi could be cited for improper lane change and causing an accident.

If you are involved in a collision in San Bernardino, reach out to our team of experienced car accident attorneys. We will review the details surrounding your accident and advise you of your legal options. You may be entitled to compensation for injuries and property damage. Call today to schedule your free consultation.

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