A California teenager is recovering from the injuries she suffered when she was rear-ended by a semi-truck during a foggy morning commute last week. No one else was injured in the crash, and it is not yet known whether the truck driver or anyone else involved will face criminal charges in connection with the accident. In addition, it remains to be seen whether the teen will file a personal injury lawsuit against the truck driver or his employer in order to recoup some of her medical costs and other expenses incurred as a result of the crash.
Last month, Interstate 805 was the setting for a dramatic scene in which rescuers worked to free the occupants of an SUV as the vehicle dangled perilously over the edge of the freeway. While officials were able to get all five passengers out of the vehicle, the auto accident unfortunately caused one of the SUV's occupants to suffer a head trauma which ultimately led to her death.
Many bicyclists are understandably wary of riding their bikes on a busy road, preferring to ride on designated bike paths to protect themselves from accidents and injuries. Unfortunately, there are times when the bike path can't protect bicyclists from irresponsible and dangerous drivers.
An auto accident occurring last week on Interstate 805 claimed two lives and resulted in serious injuries for two other passengers in the car. The accident reportedly occurred when the 20-year-old driver attempted to take the Route 94 connector and lost control of the vehicle causing it to drive off the ramp and roll over multiple times.