4 Severely Injured in Car Crash at 1st and Fairview Streets
SANTA ANA (July 11, 2017) – On July 11, Wednesday, a hit-and-run collision occurred in the area of 1st and Fairview streets.
According to the Orange County Register, a Nissan Cube and a Honda sedan both ran a red light in a possible road-rage incident at the intersection. The accident happened at about 4 a.m.
The impact forced both vehicles to spin uncontrollably, and hit a passing truck.
Medical records indicated two people in the Honda, and the truck operator were hospitalized as trauma patients following the collision. Officials added a bystander in the area, a man on a bicycle, was also hurt in the incident.
At this time, the names of the patients and their conditions have not been disclosed thus far.
David Brihn Arrested After Santa Ana Hit-and-Run
Authorities identified the Honda driver as 41-year-old David Brihn. As per the article, Brihn got out of his car after the crash and ran into a nearby business. Responding police were able to arrest the Brihn, and booked him on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs, felony hit and run and resisting arrest.
Orange County Personal Injury Lawyer
Motorists are obliged to remain at the scene after being involved in a collision. A driver who flees the area without rendering assistance or leaving a contact information can be subjected to felony hit-and-run charges. Based on this news report, it is apparent that Mr. David Brihn will be held responsible for the tragic incident.
In this specific case, the victims may have the right to a personal injury lawsuit. Victims in car accidents caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another person are potentially entitled to seek recompense for hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim in hit-and-run collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced personal injury lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with a free case consultation. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today for a free case evaluation.
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