At Least 1 Hurt After Car and Truck Crash on Highway 160
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, October 1st
October 2, 2018 – Two vehicles collided Monday morning on southbound Highway 160, according to the Mercury News.
The accident happened around 11:31 a.m.
As per the article, a box truck and an SUV collided for unknown reasons at the Antioch Bridge.
A CHP helicopter was dispatched to the scene and circled overhead. Responding paramedics immediately attended to the parties involved, and at least one driver reportedly complained of pain.
It was not immediately clear if there were other injuries in the crash.
The detectives handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what happened here and why.
Personal Injury Lawyer
California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of both the box truck and the SUV involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light 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 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, victim will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income due to work absence from injury.
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