One Person Seriously Injured In Lakeside Car Accident Not Far From Barona Casino
LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA (April 17, 2019) – At least one person was seriously injured in a car accident by Barona Casino between a Ford Thunderbird convertible and a Lexus sedan.
Lakeside authorities are saying that the accident took place on Wednesday near the intersection of Wildcat Canyon Road and Barona Road. One of the cars involved overturned following the collision.
Both drivers had to be taken to the hospital following the crash. One of the drivers was listed in critical condition following the accident.
Liability In Car Accidents
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death and serious injury in the United States. According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, “Over 37,000 people die in road crashes each year. An additional 2.35 million are injured or disabled.” All drivers are expected to operate their vehicles according to the prevailing conditions of the road.
According to California Vehicle Code 22350, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.” Alcohol, speeding and distractions are behind the vast majority of car accidents.
When a person is injured in a car accident due to the negligence of other drivers they may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages may include money for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. It’s important to seek medical treatment after an accident. A car accident attorney can examine the specific facts of your case and let you know what your rights are.
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