Woman, 56, and 3 Passengers Injured in Head-on Collision
OXNARD (June 2, 2018) – A teen was killed, a 56-year-old woman was hurt, and several others were injured in a traffic collision on West Channel Islands Boulevard, according to a local news source.
The accident happened on Saturday at approximately 1:15 a.m.
First responders found at the accident scene an Acura ILX and a Nissan Altima, that had collided with one another.
As per the article, the initial investigation of the police determined that the Acura was traveling westbound on Channel Islands Boulevard when, for unknown reasons, the Nissan crossed into the opposing lane of traffic. The two vehicles collided in the 600 block of the boulevard, and several parked vehicles were also affected by this incident, officials said.
18-year-old Teen Dies in Crash
The 18-year-old Oxnard man driving the Nissan suffered fatal trauma as a result of the collision. The teenager, who remained unidentified at this time, was pronounced dead at the location.
Meanwhile, the 56-year old woman driving the Acura, and her three adult passengers were reportedly taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The names of the patients and their condition have not been disclosed thus far.
Oxnard Police are handling the investigation of the deadly crash, and said it is still being determined whether drugs or alcohol were a factor in this collision.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, and our prayers to all the parties involved and their families in this difficult time.
Oxnard Car Accident Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of the Acura ILX and the Nissan Altima involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing was confirmed to have been a factor, the 56-year-old woman, as well as the three injured passengers, will possess the right to file personal injury lawsuits against the negligent motorist. Personal injury victims not held responsible for any collision have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, and lost future income due to absence from work.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic collision and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Oxnard car accident injury lawyers who specializes in wrongful death and personal injury claims. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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