4 Injured in Crash at Contra Costa Boulevard and Crescent Drive
PLEASANT HILL (November 7, 2018) – Four were injured after a traffic collision in the area of Contra Costa Boulevard and Crescent Drive Tuesday evening, according to The East Bay Times.
The accident was reported at around 6:40 p.m. in the Crescent Plaza area.
As per the article, police said two vehicles collided at the intersection of Contra Costa Boulevard and Crescent Drive.
A driver allegedly either ran a red light or attempted to beat it and struck another car that was making a left-hand turn. The vehicle that was struck rolled over onto its roof as a result of the crash.
Car Crash in Pleasant Hill’s Crescent Plaza
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and extricated one person who was found trapped inside the overturned car. The patient was transported by ground ambulance to a hospital with a leg injury that was considered as non-life-threatening.
Three other people were hurt and were treated at the site and did not require hospitalization. The names and condition of all the parties involved were not released.
Authorities are still investigating the incident.
Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the news report, a driver is accused of either running or beating a red light and causing the collision that led to the injuries of the other parties involved. Authorities will continue to investigate the crash and will determine whether or not driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs was a factor, whether or not excessive speed or distracted driving played a role, and whether or not the motorist who allegedly prompted the wreck was reckless at the time of the incident.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the injured and not held responsible for causing the crash will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you have been hurt in an auto accident, contact our experienced personal injury lawyer for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.