A day at the beach was seriously disrupted when a man allegedly cut off
a semitrailer truck on Interstate 75, spurring
an 11 car pileup near the Brandon Mall on Saturday, Aug. 3, media reports show.
car accident caused seven people were transported to the hospital – two of them
in critical condition, four seriously injured, and one who suffered minor injuries.
An Arizona man has been charged with “improper lane change”
for cutting off the semitrailer truck.
WFLA.com reported that one of the injured was a man whose car was wedged
between the semi and a concrete barrier wall. Fire rescues officials said
that they had to call in heavy equipment to get the man out of his car
which took about an hour due to the severity of the accident.
“It’s very difficult,” Ronnie Rivera of Hillsborough
County Fire Rescue said in the WFLA.com article. “We actually had
to call a special tow truck from Stepps Towing to be able to help us remove
the 18-wheeler, trailer, away from the car in order to approach the patient
and extricate the car away from the patient.”
A careless driver can lead to serious consequences on the roadways. If
you have been injured in an
automobile wreck or
truck accident due to another driver’s negligence, then you may want to consult with a
personal injury firm to protect your legal rights.
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