Minor Injury Crash on 5 Freeway Near Knighton Road
DATE OF COLLISION: Thursday, November 1st
November 2, 2018 – Injuries were reported following a traffic collision on the Interstate 5 Freeway near Knighton Road off-ramp, according to Record Searchlight.
The accident happened on Thursday at 10:22 a.m.
Multi-Vehicle Accident Thursday in Redding
As per the article, approximately four vehicles collided in the southbound side of the freeway.
When emergency personnel arrived at the location, they immediately rendered aid to the parties involved. A woman was reportedly found trapped inside one of the vehicle, that was smoking but no fire was reported.
Officials said the crash resulted in minor injuries, but the names of the victims remained unclear.
About 100 feet of cable and six posts in the center divide were damaged following the incident. At this time, the investigators handling the case continue to work to determine liability in the collision.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of all vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. 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 victim(s) will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income and loss future income due to work absence from injury.
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