Collisions between cars and people are an unfortunate occurrence throughout San Diego and California. While most of these run-ins are true accidents, from time to time, drivers make dangerous and sometimes criminal decisions that put pedestrians' lives at risk. One such event may have recently happened in El Cajon where two pedestrians were significantly injured by an out-of-control driver.
While the facts of every California car accident will be different, there are a general set of elements that each claim must present in order to avail the victim to the damages they deserve under the law. This post will briefly touch on the elements a victim may plead to prove their car accident claim.
In Fallbrook, about an hour away from San Diego, the driver of a passenger vehicle ran head-on in to a motorcyclist. The force of the impact threw the motorcyclist from his vehicle and caused him to land in the dirt alongside the road.
A bicyclist in the San Diego area who was traveling in a group of other bicyclists was taken to a nearby hospital with what authorities described as serious injuries after a car trying to make a left turn hit her.
Even more so than the drivers of passenger cars, truck drivers absolutely must leave themselves plenty of time to stop their vehicles and do so safely. If they do not meet this important responsibility, they can cause serious rear-end car accidents. Moreover, because trucks weigh so much, rear-end accidents that might have been a minor fender-bender if it involved a car can turn fatal.
A tragic car accident in Alpine, California, a town about 30 miles east of San Diego, ended with the tragic death of a high school athlete who had recently been honored for his noteworthy football skills.
A recent car accident in the San Diego area, which police involved drunk, or possibly drugged, driving, left a motorcyclist dead.
A recent car accident in a San Diego neighborhood claimed the life of a motorcyclist. According to police, alcohol was a factor in this tragedy.
A driver for a major delivery company died at the scene of a car accident in the San Diego area that involved his semi and a smaller passenger vehicle. In what might strike some as rare, the passengers in the smaller vehicle, a family with four children, all survived the crash without suffering any physical injuries.
A car accident in El Cajon, California, a suburb of San Diego, left one person dead and two more being hospitalized for their injuries. The young man who died was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved in the collision.