A GUIDE TO SOUTH CAROLINA

Truck Accidents

Semi-trucks may be up to

FEET LONG

and weigh as much as

53

80,000

POUNDS

Accidents involving large trucks are more likely to cause injury or death for pedestrians and passengers of other vehicles than for drivers of the truck.

BECAUSE OF THIS:

72

PERCENT

of those injured were occupants of other vehicles

IN SEMI-TRUCK ACCIDENTS INVOLVING INJURIES

25

PERCENT

of those injured were occupants of the truck

IN SEMI-TRUCK ACCIDENTS INVOLVING INJURIES

3

PERCENT

of those injured were were pedestrians or cyclists

IN SEMI-TRUCK ACCIDENTS INVOLVING INJURIES

PERCENT

of fatal truck accidents involve multiple vehicles

80

After a crash with a semi-truck there are many things that have to be done as quickly as possible in order to preserve evidence.

AFTER AN ACCIDENT

Get to safety Get names & contact information of drivers and witnesses Take pictures of the area & vehicles

AT THE SCENE:

Seek medical treatment, even if you do not think you are seriously injured. Some injuries may not be apparent.  Contact an attorney

IMMEDIATELY AFTER LEAVING THE SCENE

COMMON

Semi-truck Accident

INJURIES

COMMON INJURIES

Brain Injuries

Burn Injuries

Loss of Limb

Spine Injuries

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