Ryder Rental Truck Involved in Collision
CANYON, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (September 28, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a 2-vehicle collision was reported this morning on Pinehurst Road about a mile south of Canyon Road.
Authorities were notified of the incident which took place at precisely 8:47 a.m. between a Nissan and an alleged Ryder rental truck.
Driver in Nissan Trapped Inside Vehicle
Following the accident, the driver inside the Nissan was confirmed to have been injured and trapped inside of the vehicle.
A registered nurse, fortunately, witnessed the collision take place and was able to stop, pull over, and aid the victim until paramedics arrived.
That individual was eventually transported to a hospital for further assessment, per CHP officials.
No details were provided in regards to the cause of the crash and the sequence of events that took place.
Personal Injury Car Accident Attorney
A forensic examination of the Nissan and the Ryder Rental truck, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused 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 each vehicle 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 you or a family member is looking for legal counsel following a traffic accident, contact our law firm today for guidance at 855-703-4186.
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