LOS ANGELES: 88 Crashes on LA Freeways During Rainy Morning Commute
LOS ANGELES, California (February 3, 2017) —The California Highway Patrol reported there were 88 traffic accidents Friday morning during the downpour compared to the same day a week ago when there were just 57 collisions.
The report stated that the traffic accidents were logged between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. on each Friday morning a week apart. Last Friday, there was no rain and today it was raining.
“There’s no question that wet roadways lead to more collisions and this report underscores the necessity for drivers to take precautions on rainy days,” said James Johnson, a personal injury attorney.
Determining Liability for a Collision
Based on the facts for each unique traffic collision, a police officer could determine that either one or several people were liable. There could also be some liability on the part of a government entity. There are many factors involved. Who had the right-of-way? What were the road conditions? These are all things that police will consider when they determine liability for a collision.
If you were hurt in a traffic accident or a family member has died in a crash involving a negligent driver, Johnson Attorneys Group can help by offering free legal advice at 800-235-6801. Call us for a case evaluation and to find out how to protect your legal rights.