At Least 1 Injured in Crash on 8 Freeway at Mollison Avenue
EL CAJON (July 21, 2018) – Several vehicles collided on the Interstate 8 off-ramp at Mollison Avenue Saturday evening, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Multi-Vehicle Accident in El Cajon
At approximately 6:10 p.m., four vehicles collided in the eastbound side of the interstate, for reasons still under investigation. Officials said a Honda Pilot, a Lexus SUV, a Honda CRV and a Toyota Prius were found at crash site.
Medical records indicated one ambulance was dispatched to provide medical aid at the scene. As per the article, at least one person suffered injuries in the wreck. The conditions of the other parties involved in the collision remained unknown at this time.
The freeway off-ramp was closed until about 8:30 p.m. during an investigation and removal of the vehicles. The exact cause of the crash is still being determined.
San Diego County Personal Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of all the vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the victim may pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Traffic accident victims are entitled to seek recompense for hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic collision and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced San Diego County personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.