One Person Injured In Head-On Car Accident On Byron Highway
BYRON, CALIFORNIA (November 3, 2019) – One person was injured in a head-on car accident in Contra Costa County on the Byron Highway.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident involved around three of four vehicles. One Toyota had its wheel ripped off.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. There is an ongoing investigation into what may have caused the accident.
Liability In Head-On Collisions
Head-on collisions are among the most dangerous types of accidents that a person can be involved in. They account for only around 2% of all traffic accidents but over 11% of all traffic fatalities. These accidents tend to happen when drivers cross over double yellow lines. According to California Vehicle Code 21460, “If double parallel solid yellow lines are in place, a person driving a vehicle shall not drive to the left of the lines, except as permitted in this section.” Victims of car accidents may be able to recover damages through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.