Woman Badly Hurt After Crash With Semi-Truck
EL CENTRO (August 10, 2018)- According to the California Highway, a major injury crash took place this morning at the intersection of Old Highway 111 and Cruickshank Road.
At precisely 10:23 a.m., an SUV and a big rig collided leaving the woman in the SUV with serious injuries.
The victim who was not identified had sustained alleged internal injuries for which she was eventually rushed by ambulance to a hospital for.
A witness stated that the woman driving the SUV was making a turn prior to being struck by the big rig.
There was no indication that the semi-truck driver suffered any injuries.
No further details were readily made available as the investigation is currently ongoing,
El Centro and San Diego Personal Injury Accident Lawyer
Pending the investigation, the company employing the big rig driver may be held liable for the collision. Authorities will examine photos that were taken of the scene as well as compiled evidence will help investigators determine the ultimate cause of the collision. Police officials will look into all potential factors including speed, the possible involvement of alcohol or drugs, or whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by all vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the injured woman may be entitled file a personal injury lawsuit against the company responsible for this collision. Those not found liable may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, and lost future income.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of an auto collision, contact our El Centro and San Diego personal injury accident law firm today and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance necessary to get your life back on track. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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