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News: Mechanical failure causes tractor-trailer crash in Rockingham County

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, VA – Investigators with the Virginia State Police have released information regarding the cause of a trucking accident on I-81 that severely injured one person Tuesday.

According to WHSV, the 2018 International tractor-trailer experienced a mechanical issue causing the driver to lose control and veer off of the road, colliding with a guardrail and bridge pillar before overturning.

The driver of the truck, a 65-year-old man from Chicago, was rushed to Sentara RMH Medical Center to be treated for potentially serious injuries following the crash. His current status remains unknown at this time.

If you have sustained a serious injury as a result of a mechanical malfunction in a commercial vehicle in Virginia, you could be entitled to significant compensation. A Virginia trucking accident attorney at CAIL can help you receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, vehicle repairs, and other expenses following an unfortunate truck crash on Virginia roads. Contact us today at 1-800-HURT-123 to speak with a dedicated and knowledgeable attorney regarding your case.

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