2-Car Crash on Highway 49 in Sonora Thursday
SONORA (September 13, 2018) – A traffic collision resulting in possible injuries took place along Highway 49 on Thursday afternoon, according to My Mother Lode.
The accident was reported at approximately 12:30 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said for an unknown reason two vehicles collided on Highway 49 near the O’Hara Drive intersection. The crash occurred between Parrotts Ferry Road and Columbia Way.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the parties who appeared to have been hurt following the wreck. The extent of the injuries sustained and the total number of the injured were not disclosed.
Meanwhile, both lanes of Highway 49 were forced to shut down as a result of the incident. Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to determine the cause of the collision.
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A forensic examination of the 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 the vehicles, such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this incident, the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced car accident and personal injury lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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