At Least 7 Injured in Crash on Highway 80 Near Redwood Street
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, October 27th
October 27, 2018 – Injuries were reported following a traffic collision on the Interstate 80 Freeway Saturday afternoon, according to SF Gate.
The accident happened at about 4:25 p.m.
Multi-Vehicle Accident Saturday in Vallejo
As per the article, four vehicles collided for unknown reasons in the westbound side of the freeway near Redwood Street off-ramp.
Responding paramedics reportedly transported approximately seven parties to hospitals for treatment. At least two victims suffered major trauma and were rushed to Kaiser Permanente Vallejo. The names of the patients, and their conditions at this time have not been disclosed thus far.
Primary reports indicated the incident left three lanes of westbound 80 Freeway blocked until around 5 p.m. The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what happened here and why.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of all vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light 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, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the victim(s) will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income and loss future income due to work absence from injury.
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