3 Injured in Oakley Crash at Empire and Gamay Saturday
OAKLEY (September 17, 2018) – Three were hospitalized after a traffic collision in the area of Empire Avenue and Gamay Drive on Saturday evening, according to East Bay Times and SF Gate.
The accident took place on September 15 at approximately 7:55 p.m.
As per the reports, Oakley police and East Contra Costa Fire Protection District said for an unknown reason two vehicles collided at the intersection of Empire Avenue and Gamay Drive.
Car Crash at Empire Avenue and Gamay Drive
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a total of three people who were confirmed to have been hurt as a result of the crash.
All three patients were then taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries. Their names and condition at this time were not immediately available.
Meanwhile, three other reportedly declined hospitalization. The southbound Empire Avenue was forced to briefly shut down following the wreck. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
Fresno County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, there are several questions that need to be resolved in order to determine the cause of the crash. Was the driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Who had the right of way? Did any of the drivers involved show recklessness or negligence at some point?
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this incident, the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim of an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and bring our expertise to your case. Call us at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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