Several Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash at White Road and Florence Avenue
LOCATION: San Jose
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, December 23rd
January 1, 2019 – A multi-vehicle collision occurred in the area of White Road and Florence Avenue, according to On Scene TV.
The accident was reported on Sunday at 10:45 p.m.
Initial reports indicated a pickup truck, a tractor trailer, and other vehicles of unspecified built and type got tangled up at the intersection for unknown reasons.
As per the article, firefighter paramedics treated a number of patients who were injured in the crash however it was not immediately known how many were transported to area hospitals. The names of the patients have not been disclosed thus far.
Police reportedly closed the area to traffic while they worked to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash. Liability in the accident is still being determined.
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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, and pain and suffering.
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