Major Injury 2-Car Collision at Whitney and Mission
CARMICHAEL (September 26, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a major injury collision was reported between two cars this morning at Whitney and Mission avenues.
CHP officials responded to the scene of a collision involving two undisclosed vehicles at precisely 9:06 a.m.
At Least 1 Person Seriously Injured
Following the accident, the Sacramento Fire Department along with paramedics arrived at the scene to assist at least one injured party who was allegedly trapped inside one of the vehicles requiring extrication efforts via emergency personnel.
It was unclear if any other motorists suffered injuries as a result of the crash as those details were not provided in the dispatch report.
Meanwhile, no additional details were made available in regards to the cause of the accident itself and what exactly transpired as authorities remained present at the scene as of 10:00 a.m.
Sacramento Personal Injury Car Accident Attorney
A forensic examination of both vehicles involved, 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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