1 Killed, 5 Injured in Scripps Ranch Head-On Crash on Avenue of Nations
SCRIPPS RANCH, San Diego (February 18, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision took place along Avenue of Nations near Pomerado Road Sunday afternoon, according to San Diego Union-Tribune.
The accident involving three vehicles occurred at about 1:30 p.m. near Alliant International University.
As per the article, San Diego police said an 18-year-old man was driving a silver BMW sedan at a high rate of speed north on Willow Creek Road when he veered into oncoming lanes. The BMW then hit a white Chevy Sonic sedan head-on.
A black Range Rover was also clipped as a result of the crash.
Police affirmed that the driver of the Chevy, a 90-year-old woman, was killed in the wreck. Her three passengers were transported to the hospital with major injuries described as non-life-threatening.
Two others were treated for minor wounds. The names of the deceased and injured victims have not been yet released.
Meanwhile, police told NBC San Diego that the alleged speeding motorist may have taken the curve to fast, causing him to lose control of his car and collided with the Chevy. The incident remains under investigation.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to all the parties involved and their families and friends during such a difficult time.
San Diego Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the news report, the 18-year-old man is accused of speeding when the deadly crash occurred. In this case where negligence and wrongdoing may have played a role, the family members of the deceased and those injured have the right to pursue a wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, hospital bills, pain and suffering, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim of an auto accident caused by the negligence and wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to speak with our experienced San Diego wrongful death and personal injury lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Call us at 800-235-6801 for a free case consultation.
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