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Semi truck accidents often result in serious injuries for others

Numerous big rigs are on Indiana roads all day, every day. Some of the state's drivers tend to be a bit uneasy when it comes to these trucks because of their large size and heavy weight, especially those in much smaller cars. This is for good reason since many individuals who are involved in truck accidents with one of these big rigs will often suffer serious or fatal injuries.

One man suffered serious injuries following a collision with a semi truck on a recent Friday night. The 53-year-old man even, reportedly, had to be cut from his truck. The driver of the semi has allegedly informed authorities that the pickup truck spun into the middle of the road and rolled multiple times. 

The accident is currently under investigation, and there is not a lot of information available. It is not clear at this time how the accident occurred or what caused it. However, both parties will likely want to get their hands on a full official report once it has been completed. This information may be able to help the victim of the accident decide how or if to move forward with any action outside of the police against the at-fault driver and any other potential parties that can be held liable.

Although one cannot travel back into time to prevent a vehicle accident from occurring, it may be possible to file a lawsuit that will provide the victim with financial compensation that can help him or her adjust to his or her new life after the accident. Working with a legal professional may provide the necessary assistance needed to properly understand one's rights and legal options. This is particularly true when one is involved in an Indiana truck accident with a tractor trailer, as there are multiple possible defendants that could be held responsible for the accident aside from just the truck driver, and the law can be more complex surrounding these types of truck accidents.

Source: cbs4indy.com, "Indianapolis man flown to hospital following accident in Bartholomew County", Kylee Wierks, Nov. 14, 2015

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