At Least 1 Injured After Fiery Crash on 15 Freeway
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, September 14th
September 14, 2018 – Injuries were reported following a fiery traffic collision on the Interstate 15 Freeway Friday afternoon, according to Victor Valley News.
Multi-Vehicle Accident Friday in Hesperia
At approximately 3:30 p.m. today, five vehicles collided for unknown reasons on the southbound side of the interstate between Highway 395 and Ranchero Road.
Officials mentioned at least one automobile caught fire after the crash. As per the article, two occupants in that car were able to get out before firefighters arrived.
Primary reports indicated one person was transported to a local hospital for treatment of what appeared to be minor injuries.
Meanwhile, the conditions of the other parties involved in the accident remained unclear at this time.
The California Highway Patrol reportedly shut down three lanes of the freeway during fire suppression, and to give way to the investigation. The precise cause of the accident is still being determined.
San Bernardino County Personal Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of the 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.
Pending results of the investigation, the victim may have the right to a personal injury claim. Victims in similar cases are potentially entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a multi-vehicle crash and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced San Bernardino County personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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