An Orange County car accident that occurred the afternoon of April 19, 2010 has resulted in injuries to one of the drivers. The Orange County Register reports that the crash happened at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Rio Vista Street. A Dodge Dynasty sedan struck a Ford Ranger pickup truck, which was stopped at the middle of the intersection to make a left turn. The pickup truck rolled over to its side. However, its driver was uninjured. The driver of the Dodge suffered injuries to his hand. Anaheim police are looking into who caused the crash
It is indeed fortunate that no one sustained catastrophic injuries in this car crash. I wish the injured victim the very best for a speedy and complete recovery.
In Orange County 152 people died and 13,414 were injured as a result of car accidents in 2008, according to California Highway Patrol’s 2008 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS). Also, car accidents in Anaheim claimed 21 lives and caused 2,018 injuries during the same year.
Car Accident Causes Liability Issues
It is not clear from this news report why this accident occurred. In any car accident, it is important to look into whether one of the drivers was impaired, distracted, or driving recklessly. The at-fault driver is usually held financially responsible for the accident and resulting injuries. If the at-fault driver does not have insurance or is underinsured, then the victim’s own car insurance company could compensate him or her provided they have uninsured motorist coverage.
The aftermath of a car accident can be complicated and tough to handle. It would be in the best interests of victims and their families to contact an experienced Orange County personal injury lawyer, who will make sure that the negligent parties are held responsible. Victims could seek compensation to cover medical expenses, loss of earnings, hospitalization, rehabilitation and other associated costs.
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