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FAIR OAKS: Davendra Archer Injured In Car Accident On Fair Oaks Boulevard Near New York Avenue

Aug 15, 2019

Davendra Arche Fair Oaks: Davendra Archer of Antelope Injured In Fair Oaks Car Accident On Fair Oaks Boulevard Near New York Avenue

FAIR OAKS, CALIFORNIA (August 14, 2019) – A 24-year-old man from Antelope identified as Davendra Archer was injured in a car accidents long Fair Oaks Boulevard.

California Highway Patrol are saying that the head-on collision took place around 6:30 a.m. near New York Avenue. A 55-year-old woman driving a Mazda 6 was traveling in the westbound lanes of the road. 

For reasons that remain under investigation she crossed over the raised center median and collided head-on with a GMC pickup being driven by Davendra Archer. 

Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help Davendra Archer. An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time. 

Liability In Head-On Collisions

It has been estimated that head-on collisions account for only 2% of all crashes but nearly 11% of all traffic fatalities. They are among the most deadly types of accidents that a person can be involved in. Here are just some of the most common causes of head-on collisions:

  • Distracted driving
  • Adverse weather conditions
  • Driving under the influence
  • Driving while fatigued
  • Speeding

Drivers that cross double solid white lines into opposing lanes of traffic will typically be found at fault in the event of an accident. According to California Vehicle Code 21460, “If double parallel solid white lines are in place, a person driving a vehicle shall not cross any part of those double solid white lines, except as permitted in this section or Section 21655.8.” Drivers that are involved in head-on collisions are often left with very serious injuries including:

  • Whiplash
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Broken bones
  • PTSD

It’s very important for accident victims to seek medical treatment as quickly as possible. Failing to seek medical treatment may jeopardize you ability to pursue a claim down the line. Damages in a bodily injury claim can help victims with lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your options are. 

Getting Help After A Car Accident

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to Davendra Archer as he continues to recover. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to the California Highway Patrol as they continue to investigate. It is our sincere hope that measures will be put in place to help prevent accidents like this in the future. 

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? 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 get all of the support that they deserve. Whether you just have questions about the law or need assistance after an accident we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285. 

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