3 Adults, 3 Children Injured in Crash at Highland and Orangethorpe
FULLERTON (December 20, 2018) – Six people were injured, including three children, after a traffic collision in the area of Highland and Orangethorpe avenues on Wednesday night, according to On Scene TV.
The accident was reported on December 19 at around 8:35 p.m. near Woodcrest Park.
As per the article, officials said for an unknown reason two vehicles collided at the intersection of Highland and Orangethorpe avenues.
Car Crash at Highland and Orangethorpe Avenues
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to three adults and three children who were hurt as a result of the crash.
All five patients were transported to area hospitals to be treated for unspecified injuries. Their names and condition at this time wee not immediately disclosed.
Meanwhile, the intersection was forced to shut down for more than an hour following the wreck. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
Orange County Personal Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of the two vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars , and whether or not one of the drivers was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by both vehicles as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the result and findings of the investigation, the injured and held not liable for the collision may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced Orange County personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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