Minor Injury Car Crash on Highway 101
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, December 15th
December 16, 2018 – Two vehicles collided on Highway 101 Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol group.
2-Vehicle Accident Saturday in Fortuna
The CHP said a red Chevrolet and a white car were involved in the crash. For reasons still under investigation, one of the automobiles crashed into the rear of the other vehicle on the northbound lanes of the highway near Kenmar Road off-ramp.
Shortly after 12:15 p.m., emergency personnel arrived at the site and attended to the parties involved. As per the dispatch, the accident resulted in minor injuries but the names of the victims were not immediately released.
At this time, detectives handling the case continue to investigate exactly what happened here and why.
Personal Injury Lawyer
California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of the two 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.
If you are looking for legal counsel, contact our law firm today at 855-703-4186.