Injury Car Accident on Highway 4 Near Cummings Skyway
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, October 20th
October 20, 2018 – Injuries were reported following a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 4 Saturday morning, according to SF Gate.
Multi-Vehicle Crash Saturday in Martinez
As per the article, approximately 10 vehicles were involved in the wreck. A white Hyundai Sonata, a Honda Civic and a Ford F-150 are among the automobiles found at the accident scene.
Officials said the crash resulted in injuries, but the total number of victims and their conditions at this time remained unclear.
Shortly after the 8 a.m. mishap, the California Highway Patrol group issued a Sig-alert and there is no estimated time as to when the lanes might re-open.
Meanwhile, investigators mentioned there was fog in the area at the time of the collision. The precise circumstances that led to the multi-vehicle crash are still being determined.
Personal Injury Lawyer
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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