Car Accident At Hayward Sizzler Leaves 5 Injured When Pickup Truck Driver Smashed Through The Front Store Window
HAYWARD, CALIFORNIA (December 18, 2018) – Five people sustained injuries after a pickup truck crashed into the front of the store located on Hesperian Boulevard in Hayward.
Hayward police are saying that the accident took place around 1:15 p.m. The pickup truck went through the front window at a time when the Sizzler restaurant was particularly busy.
Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help the patrons. A picture of the accident scene shows major damage to the front driver side of the Dodge ram 1500.
It is believed that the truck was pushed into the Sizzler after it collided with a Jeep. A young girl was trapped underneath a table following the crash. Authorities are saying that she was seriously injured.
Liability In Car Accidents
A car crashing through the front of a store may seem like a freak occurrence, but it is actually very common. It happens tens of thousands of times every year in the United States. For the most part, these sorts of accidents occur when a driver experiences “pedal confusion” and mistakes the accelerator fort the brakes. In some circumstances though a car can run into a building following a previous accident. When this happens, at least one or more drivers are typically at fault by making unsafe maneuvers.
Accident victims may also be able to pursue a premises liability claim against the store where the accident took place. Dining areas that are exposed to a lot of traffic should generally have some level of protection against car accidents. Bollard posts, for example, can be installed at store fronts to prevent vehicles front traveling into the restaurant. It’s always a good idea to seek the legal advice of an experienced car accident attorney if you’ve been injured. An attorney can take steps to protect your rights and help pay for your medical bills.
Financial Assistance After A Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to all of those that have been affected by this car accident at Sizzler. It is our sincere hope that Hayward police will conduct a thorough investigation for the sake of all of those that have been affected. Witnesses that may have knowledge about what happened should reach out to authorities as they continue to investigate.
If you or someone that you love has been injured in a car accident there are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help and make sure that you are properly taken care of. We work tirelessly to get the best outcome for our clients and have successfully resolved thousands of claims. There is absolutely no cost unless we end up winning or settling your case. Call us today for a risk free evaluation to see how much you may be entitled to. You can reach us anytime at (888) 888-9285.