Monday, November 9, 2009

San Francisco Bridge Scene of Deadly Tractor Trailer Accident

November 9, 2009 (by Horatio Algren) According to reports a deadly accident occurred on the San Francisco Bay Bridge.

The accident occurred when a tractor trailer truck failed negotiating an S-curve on the westbound side of the San Francisco Bay Bridge, according to California Highway Patrol Sgt. Trent Cross. The big rig was hauling produce and the accident occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol Sgt. Cross the driver of the big rig was killed on impact after plummeting over 200 feet. The name of the driver has not been released pending notification of their next of kin.

The S-curve on the bridge according to Stg. Cross has been an area where there have been as many as 42 crashes since it opened September 8th, and the speed limit has been lowered from 5 miles per hour to 40. There have also been flashing lights put in place to warn drivers of the danger of the sudden curve on the roadway.

Ehline Law | San Francisco accident attorney, believes this could be a government claims law suit for a dangerous S curve.
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