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FREMONT: Car Bursts Into Flames After Accident By Warm Springs Boulevard and Tonopah Drive Leaving One Man Injured


Oct 26, 2018

Solo-Vehicle Accident By Warm Springs Boulevard and Tonopah Drive Leaves One Man Injured After His Vehicle Caught Fire

 FREMONT, CALIFORNIA (October 25, 2015) A man was taken to the hospital in critical condition after he was involved in an accident by Warm Springs Boulevard and Tonopah Drive in Fremont.

Authorities in Fremont are saying that the car accident took place around 9:00 p.m. and caused the victim’s car to burst into flames. Firefighters were able to pull the victim from the car.

He was transported to the hospital in order to receive treatment for critical injuries. It remains unknown what may have caused the crash.

Authorities are still investigating the accident.

Why Cars Burst Into Flames

Car fires can be absolutely devastating. The majority of victims are able to escape. A car collision can cause a victim to become trapped in their car after it ignites. Here are some of the more common reasons why car fires take place.

  • Damaged fuel lines

  • Ruptured gas tank

  • Oil leaks

  • Electrical shorts

  • Hot exhaust causing other materials to combust

Depending on the facts of any case, a number of entities may face liability after a car fire. A car accident attorney can examine the specific facts of your case and let you know what your rights are.

Liability In Accidents When Cars Catch Fire

Car fires are often symptomatic of neglect. A service provider may have done a poor job repairing a vehicle. Or a car manufacturer may have done a poor job of putting a vehicle together. In General Motors Vs. Anderson, the plaintiffs attorneys successfully won a product liability suit against General Motors. Evidence was presented at trial that General Motors knew their gas tanks were prone to fires but they choose not to do anything about it in order to save on costs. Victims of car accidents may have the ability to file a personal injury claim in order to recover compensation for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.  

Getting Help From A Car Accident Attorney

Have you or someone that you love been injured in a car fire? You may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries. Our team of experienced personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We can conduct a thorough investigation into your case and let you know if you have a claim that can be pursued. We are proud to have recovered over 1 billion for our deserving clients. Whether you just have questions about your rights or are looking to hire an attorney we can help. You can contact us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

 Sources:

  1. Patch. Fiery Fremont Crash: Man Suffers Major Injuries. October 25, 2018
  2. Swope. Car Explosions, Fires and Product Liability. 2018

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