1 Child, 5 Adults Injured in Sacramento Accident on Stockton Boulevard
SACRAMENTO (July 12, 2018) – Several people were injured, including child, after a car plowed into a store along Stockton Boulevard on Thursday afternoon, according to KCRA and Sacramento Bee.
The accident took place at around 2:40 p.m. at 7020 Stockton Boulevard.
As per the reports, Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District said a woman believed to be in her 70s was driving her car when she suddenly accelerated through the glass window of the Dollar Tree store.
Car Accident at Dollar Tree in Sacramento Thursday
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a total of six people, including a 10-year-old boy and his grandfather, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash.
Only the juvenile and two other patients were taken to the hospital for treatment. The names of the victims and their condition at this time were not disclosed.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of the vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the collision. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of the driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the car, and whether or not the motorist was distracted or reckless at the time of the crash. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicle such as point of impact, its final resting position, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the injured and held not responsible for the crash will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault person.
The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.