A truck crash can occur for any number of reasons owing to mechanical failure, human error or natural events, such as inclement weather. Negligence often is a factor in some common types of fatal truck accidents. In these cases, a liable party may be held responsible in an injury claim or lawsuit.
Some of the most common factors that can contribute to or cause a fatal truck accident include:
A post-accident investigation may uncover these or other contributing factors. In many cases, there may be more than one cause. In some cases, there may be more than one liable party.