The massive trucks that navigate California roadways are used for various jobs that standard vehicles could not properly accomplish. When these trucks are involved in an accident with a standard vehicle, it can catastrophic consequences. The size of these trucks typically increases the severity of accidents, and any collision involving one of these massive vehicles can injure or even kill those involved. A recent motor vehicle accident involving a cement truck recently killed one individual along Highway 20.
The accident took place on the afternoon of Sept. 22 just after 4 p.m. and involved a cement truck and a standard sized vehicle. Initial investigations showed that the driver of the cement truck was unable to stop at a red light for unknown reasons. He then avoided a line of stopped cars but struck another car in the intersection.