Possible Injuries After Car Crash on Highway 101 at Burtschell Street
LOCATION: Crescent City
DATE OF COLLISION: Tuesday, December 4th
December 4, 2018 – Two vehicles collided in the area of Highway 101 and Burtschell Street Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol group.
2-Vehicle Accident in Crescent City Tuesday
As per the log, a Hyundai Santa Fe and a Honda Accord were involved in the wreck.
First responders arrived shortly after 7:26 a.m., and they immediately checked the conditions of the parties found at the crash site. At this time, it is still unclear if there were serious injuries in the accident.
No other details have been yet disclosed on the case. Liability in the collision is still being investigated.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Honda Accord vehicles 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, the 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, and pain and suffering.
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