Three People Injured In Wrong Way Car Accident In San Diego On 805 Freeway
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (March 21, 2019) – Three people were injured in a wrong way collision on the 805 Freeway not far from Murray Ridge Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:00 a.m. A Mitsubishi Lancer was heading down the freeway in the wrong direction.
It crashed into a minivan carrying multiple people. The van caught fire following the accident and someone a Kia Soul became involved.
Paramedics rushed to the scene and took multiple people to the hospital.
Liability In Wrong Way Accidents
Head-on collisions make up only about 2% of all car accidents, but they account for over 11% of all fatalities. The force generated from a head-on crash can often be deadly. Two vehicles hitting each other head on at 60 mph is the equivalent of one vehicle hitting a brick wall at 120 mph.
Any person that is injured in a head-on collision may have the ability to recover damages through a bodily injury claim. Head-on collisions can result in very serious injuries including bone fractures, spinal injuries and internal trauma. A car accident attorney can examine the specific facts of your case and let you know what your options are.
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