Legal news for California 18-wheeler accident attorneys. A pedestrian was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer on I-580.

California Highway Patrol alert- A fatal collision with a semi-truck killed a pedestrian.

San Francisco Bay, CA—A pedestrian was fatally hit by a semi-truck on Sunday morning, January 31, 2010. The fatal crash occurred on Interstate 580 in Dublin around 9:19 a.m., which also caused a second wreck, as reported by Danville Express.

According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a big rig that was pulling two trailers in the right westbound lane of I-580, when he swerved to miss David Lopez, 45, of San Ramon, who was just west of Rowell Ranch Road. The driver couldn’t avoid Lopez and fatally hit him. A witness reported, “It appeared the pedestrian ran from the shoulder into the path of the big rig.” Lopez was killed on impact, according to responding emergency medical services (EMS) crews. CHP officials stated a car was at the scene, but officials did not disclose if the vehicles belonged to Lopez. An additional collision occurred as a result of the initial crash. Another vehicle swerved to avoid the crash scene and hit two vehicles. A full investigation is currently underway. It was not reported if the semi-truck driver or other drivers in the second crash were injured in the collision. CHP deputies did not state if anyone receive a traffic citation for the wreck.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley- Legal news for  texas 18-wheeler accident attorneys

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