Uber Driver Injured in Newport Beach Fatal Crash on Pacific Coast Highway
NEWPORT BEACH (July 22, 2018) – A traffic collision along Pacific Coast Highway killed one and seriously injured another late Friday night, according to The Orange County Register.
The accident was reported at 11:47 p.m. near Promontory Drive, west of Jamboree Road.
As per the article, Newport Beach police said a truck was traveling west on Pacific Coast Highway when for an unknown reason it crossed the median and hit a Scion.
Car Crash on Pacific Coast Highway Friday
The operator of the Scion, an Uber driver, was rushed to the intensive care unit of a hospital with unspecified injuries. It was not specified in the report whether or not the passenger in the Scion at the time was hurt upon impact.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the motorist in the truck died as a result of the crash. The names of all the involved parties have not been yet released.
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In this case, there are several questions that need to be resolved in order to determine the liability in the deadly crash. Was the driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Why did the driver of the truck cross the median? Was that motorist reckless or negligent at some point?
Once the investigation process is over and it concludes that a party has been negligent and caused the injuries of another person, the injured and held not responsible for the collision will likely have a right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault person.
The claim will include a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. Our experienced personal injury lawyer will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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