1 Seriously Injured in Stockton Crash on Crosstown Freeway
STOCKTON (May 5, 2018) – A major injury collision took place on Monday afternoon along Highway 4, also known as Crosstown Freeway, according to Record Net.
The accident was reported at about 3:48 p.m. underneath the Filbert Street overpass.
As per the article, an initial report by California Highway Patrol indicated that five vehicles were involved in the crash. One car drove off the roadway, went up an embankment and ultimately rolled over.
Car Crash on Highway 4 Near Filbert Street Overpass
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to at least one person who was confirmed to have been seriously injured following the wreck.
Two families with young children were spotted outside of their vehicles walking among the wreckage while a woman from a damaged SUV was seen with apparent injuries to her head and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, two lanes of eastbound Highway 4 were forced to shut down. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.
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A forensic examination of all the vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. 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 accident, 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 hurt in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer to assist you in proceeding on with your case. We will answer all your questions and guide you every step of the way. Give Johnson Attorneys Group a call today at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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