1 Killed, Several Injured in Car Crash Friday on 680 Freeway
SUNOL, Alameda County (June 8, 2018) – One person was killed, and several others were injured in a 2-vehicle collision on the Interstate 680 Freeway Friday morning, according to San Francisco Gate.
The accident happened near Highway 84 at about 12:20 a.m.
Officials said a 39-year-old man was traveling with his 8-year-old daughter, and his wife when he crashed into the rear of another vehicle. As per the article, the father might have been drowsy or falling asleep when the collision happened.
The driver of the vehicle struck from behind reportedly suffered injuries as a result of the wreck. The identity of that man, and his condition at this time remained unknown.
Fatal Car Accident in Sunol
Meanwhile, authorities mentioned the unidentified daughter was killed in the accident. Furthermore, the father was taken to a hospital where he was listed in critical condition, and the mother suffered minor injuries in the crash.
Detectives continue to work at this time to determine the exact cause of the tragic accident.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, and our prayers to all the parties involved and their families in this difficult time.
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Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the driver of the vehicle that was rear-ended may file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault. Victims in similar accidents would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an auto accident and you are seeking answers, contact our experienced car accident lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free case evaluation.
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