4 Injured in Crash at Santa Paula Street and Briggs Road
SANTA PAULA (October 7, 2018) – Four were hospitalized after a traffic collision in the area of Santa Paula Street and Briggs Road on Saturday, according to The Ventura County Star.
The accident was reported at 5:06 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said for an unknown reason a white pickup and a black sedan collided at the intersection of Santa Paula Street and Briggs Road.
One of the cars involved overturned onto its roof as a result of the crash.
Rollover Crash in Santa Paula Saturday, Oct 6
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a total of four people who were hurt following the wreck. Two parties sustained moderate injuries while the other two suffered minor wounds
One patient was transported to Ventura County Medical Center while another was brought to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital for treatment. The two other victims were taken to Santa Paula Hospital for further aid.
Their names and condition at this time were not disclosed. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
Ventura County Personal Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of the sedan and the pickup truck, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by both vehicles such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the result of the investigation, the injured and held not liable for the collision may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Call our experienced Ventura County personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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