1 Trapped in Box Truck after Castroville Crash on Highway 156 at Monte Del Lago
Castroville, California (September 14, 2021) – One person was seriously hurt in a two-vehicle accident that happened Monday afternoon on a highway in Castroville, the California Highway Patrol reported.
As per the report, the incident occurred at around 4:09 p.m. on Highway 156 at Monte Del Lago.
A box truck loaded with wine spirits and beer collided with a pickup truck under unclear circumstances.
The box truck was blocking the roadway after the collision, and one person was trapped inside.
Emergency crews responded to the scene and extricated the party.
The report said one person sustained major injuries in the crash, and an ambulance was dispatched to the scene to take the victim to the hospital.
The highway was closed in both directions for an unknown period following the accident.
Tips on What to do after a Car Accident in California
- Always stop and remain at the scene.
- Check if you or your passengers have been injured. In case someone is hurt, call emergency services or ask someone else to help.
- Get to safety – If your car is drivable, move it to a safe area. If it’s not, turn your hazard lights on and set up flares.
- Call 911 to report the accident.
- Never discuss or admit fault. Instead, wait for a police officer and insurance companies representatives to figure out the fault.
- Document the accident and exchange information with other drivers.
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