SUV Driver Hospitalized Following Tractor Trailer Crash in West Virginia
The driver of an SUV was recently hospitalized following a collision with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 77 in Jackson County, West Virginia. Specifically, on Monday, February 13, 2023, a driver was transported to the hospital following a crash involving her SUV and a semi-truck hauling Little Debbie cake mix. Firefighters from Kanawha and Jackson Counties responded to the incident, and the driver was subsequently transported to the hospital. The tractor trailer reportedly caught fire following the crash, resulting in the closure of the southbound lanes of Interstate 77 near the Goldtown exit for several hours.
Common Truck Accident Injuries
Following the crash, the sheriff’s office reported that the SUV driver suffered serious injuries. This is not uncommon. In fact, accidents involving commercial trucks cause approximately 4,800 fatalities and 100,000 injuries each year. Common truck accident injuries include:
Fractures, breaks, and sprains
Facial disfigurement and scarring
Contact a Top-Rated West Virginia Truck Accident Lawyer
Given the seriousness of truck accidents in West Virginia, it is imperative to seek legal assistance immediately following a crash involving a commercial truck. At West Law Firm, we have a strong track record of success resolving truck accident cases for clients. We have the knowledge, skill, and experience necessary to provide aggressive legal representation in your West Virginia truck accident case. In addition, our accident attorneys understand the financial burden that accompanies a serious accident. Therefore, unless we win your case, you don’t owe us anything. Please contact us here or at 1-877-943-9378 to arrange a free and confidential consultation with one of our talented West Virginia truck accident attorneys.
Brooks West is a West Virginia personal injury lawyer who helps people who have been injured by negligence or wrongful conduct. He is the President and founder of West Law Firm and has been an attorney since 2005. Brooks is a Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum member and has been awarded the AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.