Three People Injured In Oxnard Police Car Accident On Pleasant Valley Road By Bard Road
OXNARD, CALIFORNIA (November 19, 2020) – At least three people were injured in a car accident between a Dodge Charger patrol car and a Nissan Versa near the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road by Barb Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place on Saturday. For reasons that remain under investigation the Dodge police car and the Nissan Versa collided in the intersection.
The police vehicle did not have its lights and sirens on at the time of the collision. Paramedics took two people in the Nissan and the police officer to the hospital at the time of the collision.
An investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Oxnard Police Car Accidents
Generally speaking, police officers have a great deal of immunity with respect to car accidents. This is true as long as a police officer was responding to an emergency with their lights and sirens. When a police officers is not responding to an emergency or fails to use their they are held to the same standard as all other drivers. Injuries in a police car accident may include:
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord trauma
- Head injuries
- Organ damage
Any person that is injured due to the negligence of a police officer may be able to seek justice through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. There are, however, statute of limitations associated with civil claims. It is therefore important to act quickly.
Investigating An Oxnard Police Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to all of those injured in this car accident. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue their investigation. There needs to be a thorough investigation for the sake of those who were injured.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a police car accident? 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 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.