Semi Truck Accident on Panama Lane in Buttonwillow Kills 1 Driver
BUTTONWILLOW, CA (July 12, 2021) – One person was killed in a semi truck accident on Panama Lane in Buttonwillow Thursday morning, July 8.
The accident happened around 5:31 a.m. near Highway 43, just north of 5 Freeway. According to the California Highway Patrol, two semi trucks were heading in opposite direction when they collided for unknown reasons. The impact caused one of the trucks to burst into flames.
First responders pronounced one driver dead at the scene. The identity of the victim was not immediately available.
Paramedics took the other driver to a hospital with major injuries.
Crews shut down Highway 43 between Stockdale Highway and Panama Lane while they cleared the wreckage.
The cause of the crash and factors involved remain under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
With The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, you can trust that you are in excellent hands. We have a success rate of over 99% and have won over $200 million for our clients in thousands of successful settlements. With us, you only need to focus on things that matter and we will handle the rest. If you have lost a loved one in a semi truck accident, call us immediately at (800) 895-7199 for a free consultation. Our team is 100% dedicated to assisting our clients throughout every step of the process. Moreover, Daniel will work with you personally to better understand your situation. And since we work on a contingency basis, you do not have to pay us unless we win your case. Get in touch with us today to also request a copy of the police report from your loved one’s accident.