Multi-Vehicle Accident on Highway 101 Near 10th Street
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, October 19th
October 20, 2018 – Several vehicles collided on southbound Highway 101 Friday evening, according to KSBW News.
The accident was reported at about 7:30 p.m.
Officials said it is still unclear at this time how many vehicles were involved in the wreck, but they mentioned at least two cars caught fire in the mishap.
Emergency crews responded to the crash site, near 10th Street exit, and attended to the parties. It was not immediately clear if there were serious injuries in the accident.
The investigators handling the case continue to work at this time to determine what exactly caused the collision.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of all 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(s) will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Victims in similar cases have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income due to work absence from injury.
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