One Person Injured In Crescent City Head-On Car Accident On Highway 199
CRESCENT CITY, CALIFORNIA (August 1, 2020) – At least one person was seriously injured in a head-on car accident on Highway 199.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:06 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation one vehicle veered into opposing lanes of traffic.
Paramedics were called to the scene of an accident in order to help all of the victims. One person was taken to the hospital with major injuries.
An investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Crescent City Car Accidents
Head-on collisions are among the most dangerous types of accidents that a person can be involved in. They tend to happen when drivers cross over 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 legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Investigating A Crescent City Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about 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 answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.