Mother and 2 Children Involved in Chula Vista Crash Thursday
CHULA VISTA (May 31, 2018) – A traffic collision occurred in the area of East Palomar Street and Santa Rita on Thursday morning, according to On Scene TV.
The accident was reported at 10:53 a.m. in the intersection.
As per the article, Chula Vista police said a woman was driving an SUV with two children as her passengers when she tried to make a left-hand turn from eastbound Palomar Street onto northbound Santa Rita.
At the same time, a dark colored sedan driven by a male high school student was headed west on Palomar. The young motorist allegedly ran a red light and then struck the SUV.
Car Crash at East Palomar Street and Santa Rita
The SUV flipped onto its side as a result of the crash. Good Samaritans reportedly rescued the mother and the juveniles, ages 4 and 2, out of the overturned vehicle. The children were in their safety seats at the time of the wreck.
Paramedics were requested to the scene to attend to the three victims who might have sustained injuries upon impact. Their condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the report did not include whether the student who caused the incident stopped or was hurt. The investigation is ongoing.
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Based on the news reports, the high school student allegedly ran a red light and caused the collision. Authorities are still investigating whether or not driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs was a factor, whether or not excessive speed or distracted driving played a role and whether or not the young motorist was reckless at the time of the crash.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, contact our experienced San Diego County car accident 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.
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