At Least 1 Injured After Car and Truck Crash Near Sacramento International Airport
DATE OF COLLISION: Tuesday, October 23rd
October 24, 2018 – At least one person was injured following a traffic collision Tuesday evening on the Interstate 5 Freeway, according to Fox News.
The accident occurred near the Sacramento International Airport at approximately 9:45 p.m.
Primary reports indicated a big rig and a limousine collided in the area, causing the rig to rollover on the part of the freeway near Airport Boulevard.
Minor Injury Accident Tuesday in Sacramento
Responding paramedics reportedly rendered aid to one person who suffered what appeared to be minor injuries. The name of the patient have not been disclosed thus far.
Meanwhile, it was not immediately clear if there were other injuries in the wreck.
The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine precisely how and why the collision happened.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of both the big rig and the limousine 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 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 due to work absence from injury.
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