2 Critical, Several Injured in Barstow Accident on Highway 58
BARSTOW (May 6, 2018) – Several people were injured following a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 58 near Kramer Road, according to Victor Valley News Group.
The accident happened at 3:02 p.m. on Sunday.
Preliminary investigation revealed a semi, and four smaller vehicles were involved in the wreck near Kramer Junction. California Highway Patrol logs mentioned the semi came to a rest facing the wrong way after the crash, on the right-hand shoulder of the eastbound lanes of the highway.
Truck and Car Crash Near Kramer Road in Barstow
As per the article, when emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found about four to seven people injured in the collision. Among the victims, two people were reportedly in critical conditions and were immediately airlifted to hospitals for treatment.
Multiple ground ambulances were also dispatched to the crash site to provide medical aid to the other parties injured. The names of the patients, and their conditions at this time have not been disclosed thus far.
All lanes on Highway 58 were blocked in both directions following the multi-vehicle collision. Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
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A forensic examination of the semi truck and all the other automobiles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not any driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist involved was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the victim(s) may pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the a-fault party. Traffic accident victims are entitled to seek recompense for hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a multi-vehicle accident and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced San Bernardino County personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a sudden traumatic incident.