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CARLSBAD: One Person Injured In Car Accident On The Interstate 5 Freeway


Jul 15, 2019

One Person Injured In Carlsbad Car Accident On The Interstate 5 Freeway

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA (July 14, 2019) – At least one person was injured in a car accident on the Interstate 5 Freeway.

California Highway Patrol are saying that one vehicle rear-ended a Toyota Sienna not far from Las Flores Drive. The van involved in the accident traveled into a body of water. 

The other vehicle ended up near the center divider. Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim.

An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time.  

Liability In Car Accidents

All drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and keep a safe follow distance with the car ahead of them. According to California Vehicle Code 21703, “The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicle and the traffic upon, and the condition of, the roadway.” Any driver that rear-ends another vehicle is likely to be found at fault.  

Getting Help After A Car Accident

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident? You may have recourse under the law. 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 treated fairly and that they get the support that they deserve. Whether you are thinking about hiring an attorney or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

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