Four People Injured In San Diego Car Accident On Espola Road near Range Park Road In Poway After A Van Crashed Head-On With Another Vehicle
POWAY, CALIFORNIA (February 27, 2019) – Four people were seriously injured in a head-on accident with a van on the nothbound lanes of Espola Road near Range Park Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 8:55 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation, the driver of a van lost control and collided head-on with the car.
At least four people in the van were injured as well as the driver. The person driving the sedan was able to extricate herself from her vehicle.
Liability In Head-On Collisions
Head-on collisions account for only 2% of all accidents, but they account for nearly 10% of all fatalities. These types of accidents are very dangerous and often end in serious injury or even death. A number of head-on crashes occur when drivers cross double yellow lines. According to California Vehicle Code 21460, “If double parallel solid yellow lines are in place, a person driving a vehicle shall not drive to the left of the lines, except as permitted in this section.”
Any person that is injured in a car accident may have the ability to file a claim for damages. According to ISO, a Verisk Analytics company the average bodily injury claim was $15,443. The cost of treatment of a serious injury accident can be much higher than that. A car accident attorney can evaluate all of the specific facts of your case and let you know if you have a claim that can be pursued.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you love 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 in any way that we can. We care deeply about making sure that are clients get the medical and financial help that they need to fully recover. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need an investigation into your case we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us at (888) 888-9285.