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Driver Rescued from Truck after Crash with Power Pole on Fruitridge Blvd in Sacramento

Sacramento, CA – According to KCRA, a collision between a truck and a power pole on Saturday night, June 15, 2024, required the extraction of the driver from the vehicle.

The incident occurred around 9 PM on Fruitridge Boulevard near Watt Avenue. The Sacramento Fire Department was unable to access the truck safely until personnel from the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) arrived to shut off the power, ensuring the safety of the emergency responders.

The collision caused a temporary power outage for residents in the surrounding area. Fortunately, power has since been restored. Authorities have not yet released details on the condition of the driver involved in the crash.

Liability in Single-Vehicle Collisions

In certain situations, investigations may uncover that some liability for a single-vehicle collision falls on other drivers nearby or even on unsafe roadway structures. Sorting through these details to help victims and their families secure proper compensation is one of the key services a personal injury attorney offers.

After establishing liability, a personal injury attorney can negotiate with insurance companies on the victim’s behalf. Insurance companies invariably aim to minimize payouts for claims they cannot deny, making legal representation crucial for obtaining fair compensation.

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