Several Injured After Multi-Vehicle Crash on Highway 99 Sunday
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, September 23rd
September 24, 2018 – Injuries were reported following a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 99 near Grant Line Road Sunday evening.
According to a CBS News, five vehicles were involved in a wreck on the southbound side of the highway.
Shortly after 5:55 p.m., emergency crews reportedly arrived at the accident scene and immediately rendered aid to the parties involved. Medical records indicated paramedics rushed seven people to area hospitals.
As per the article, only one victim suffered major injuries, while the other six patients sustained minor to moderate injuries. The names of the injured parties have not been disclosed thus far.
All of the southbound lanes of Highway 99 were closed as officials cleaned up from the accident.
The precise circumstances that led to the crash are still being investigated.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of all the 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 victims 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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