MTS Bus Driver Injured in Crash on South 43rd Street
LOCATION: Mountain View
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, October 29th
October 29, 2018 – Injuries were reported after multiple vehicles collided on South 43rd Street Monday morning, according to San Diego Union-Tribune.
Multi-Vehicle Accident Monday in Mountain View
Officials said a Metropolitan Transit System bus, a Honda Accord, and another vehicle were involved in a wreck near an Interstate 805 Freeway off-ramp.
Shortly after 6 a.m., medical personnel rushed to the crash site and attended to the parties involved. As per the article, the MTS bus driver suffered unknown extent of injuries and was transported to UCSD Medical Center for treatment. At this time, the identity of the patient and their condition remained undisclosed.
Meanwhile, it was not immediately discussed if there were other injuries in the accident.
The San Diego Police Department’s traffic division is the agency handling the investigation.
Personal Injury Lawyer
California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of the Metropolitan Transit System bus, the Honda Accord and the another vehicle 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 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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