11 Injured in San Diego Airport Shuttle Accident on Harbor Drive
SAN DIEGO (September 30, 2018) – Several people were injured after a traffic collision including an airport shuttle Sunday morning on Harbor Drive, according to San Diego Union-Tribune and NBC San Diego.
The accident occurred shortly after 11:20 a.m. on North Harbor Drive near Winship Lane.
As per the reports, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department said Ace Parking shuttle was taking airport employees to different terminals when for an unknown reason it collided with multiple vehicles.
Shuttle Crash Near Harbor Drive and Winship Lane
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a total of eleven parties who suffered non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash.
The patients were all transported to local hospitals for treatment. Their names and condition at this time were not released.
Meanwhile, traffic lanes on westbound North Harbor Drive were forced to shut down following the wreck but were were reopened at approximately 1:30 p.m. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.
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A forensic examination of the airport shuttle and the other vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of each driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the shuttle and the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the shuttle and the vehicles, such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
The injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced San Diego personal injury lawyer for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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