2 Injured in Pittsburg Car Crash on Highway 4 Wednesday
PITTSBURG (July 18, 2018) – Two were hospitalized after a traffic collision along Highway 4 on Wednesday afternoon, according to The Mercury News.
The accident involving five vehicles occurred at around 12:30 p.m. about midway between the Railroad Avenue and Bailey Road exits.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said for unknown reasons a Nissan, a Lexus, a Jeep, a Kia and an Infiniti collided in the westbound lanes of Highway 4.
Multi-Car Crash on Highway 4 Near Bailey Road
An initial report indicated that the crash started when the Nissan apparently clipped another car, and then crashed into the other vehicles involved.
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a man in the Jeep and a woman in the Infiniti who were hurt as a result of the wreck. The two patients were then transported by ground ambulances to be treated for minor injuries.
The names of the victims were not immediately released. Meanwhile, CHP believed that speed was a factor in the incident which is still under investigation.
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Based on the news reports, one of the drivers involved is accused of traveling at a high rate of speed and allegedly causing the collision on a major road. Authorities will continue to investigate the crash and also determine whether or not driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs played a role, and whether or not the motorist was distracted or reckless at the time of the wreck.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been factors, the injured and held not responsible for causing the incident will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Victims of a traffic collision will be entitled to compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, 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 our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 855-703-4186. Let us help you.
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