Man, 39, Injured in Head-on Collision
DATE OF COLLISION: Wednesday, July 25th
July 26, 2018- According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, a major injury head-on crash was reported yesterday on San Pasqual Valley Road involving two vehicles.
At roughly 4:45 p.m., a 42-year-old man traveling northbound allowed his vehicle to veer into southbound traffic lanes directly into the line of a 39-year-old man.
Authorities disclosed that the 39-year-old man was hospitalized with moderate undisclosed injuries.
Meanwhile, the 42-year-old man was badly hurt with injuries described as possibly life-threatening including a torn aorta.
While the investigation remains ongoing, no drugs or alcohol are believed to have been a factor.
San Diego County Personal Injury Car Accident Lawyer
Based on the information provided in the report, the 42-year-old man will likely be held liable for the collision. A thorough investigation will ensue, however, as photos that were taken of the scene and compiled evidence will help investigators determine the ultimate cause of the collision. Police officials will examine all potential factors including speed, the possible involvement of alcohol or drugs, or whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the injured 39-year-old man will be entitled to a personal injury lawsuit against the liable driver. Injured victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, as well as pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been the victim injured in a traffic collision, contact our experienced San Diego County personal injury car accident lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance needed.
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