Child, 3, Seriously Injured in Car Accident on Highway 4 Friday
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (September 28, 2018) – A major injury collision took place along Highway 4 on Friday afternoon, according to KTVU.
The accident was reported at approximately 3:20 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said at least two vehicles were confirmed to have collided head-on on Highway 4 near the Contra Costa County line.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a 3-year-old child who appeared to have been seriously injured as a result of the crash.
The toddler was airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment of unspecified nature of injuries. The condition of the young victim was not immediately disclosed.
Meanwhile, a section of the Highway 4 was completely shut down following the wreck. Authorities are gathering more information and evidence to determine the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of the two vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of each driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by both vehicles, such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
The injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
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