Driver Loses Control Injuring Herself and 3 Passengers
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, October 20th
October 23, 2018- According to the Visalia Times-Delta, a solo vehicle injury crash was reported over the weekend along Highway 198 at or near Plaza Drive.
California Highway Patrol officials reported that the driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee, Karina Vanleueven, 29, of Palos Verdes, had been driving at a high way of speed before losing control and overturning the vehicle at around 9:00 p.m.
Accompanying Vanleueven were three women who have not been identified.
CHP called for the fire department to be dispatched to the crash site to help extricate all four women who were trapped inside the rolled over Jeep.
After removing each of the four women, all occupants were determined to have been injured ranging from minor to moderate and were immediately transported via ambulance to a nearby medical facility.
According to the Visalia Times-Delta, authorities believe that drugs or alcohol may have played a factor in this incident, however, that statement cannot be confirmed at this time as the investigation is still ongoing.
Visalia and Los Angeles Car Accident Injury Attorney
Highway 1198 is known as a road that induces numerous car accidents daily. As a driver, it is imperative to proceed with caution while being cognizant of your surroundings especially in the late evening or early stages of the morning where there may be distracted, reckless, and event drunk drivers present. JAG Founder James Johnson has handled several car accident cases over the last few years on Highway 198 as he is very familiar with the highway itself and its dangers.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, all three women who were passengers will have the right to a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible driver. Injured car accident victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income, and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced Visalia and Los Angeles personal injury lawyers today if you are seeking advice and or guidance following an injury traffic accident. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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