Woman in Lexus Injured in Collision After Dodge Driver Causes Crash
LAKESIDE (August 1, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a 2-car crash was reported this morning at the intersection of Mapleview and Ashwood streets.
Authorities were notified of the accident between a white Lexus sedan and Gray Dodge Ram.
Details indicated that the driver of the Dodge Ram triggered the collision leaving the woman driving the Lexus trapped inside and injured as a result.
The fire department and paramedics both arrived at the scene to provide medical aid to the unidentified woman who was eventually transported to a local area hospital.
It did not appear as though the driver of the Dodge suffered any injuries.
According to CHP officials, traffic lanes at both Mapleview and Ashwood were temporarily shut down during the investigation which is still ongoing as of 9:45 a.m.
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A forensic examination of both vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the 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, victims involved in an accident and not found liable are entitled to personal injury lawsuit against the driver pending the results of the investigation. Injured victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills and pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been the victim injured in a car accident, contact our experienced San Diego County personal injury car accident lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance needed.
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