Crescent City, CA (July 19, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that an accident involving two vehicles took place at the intersection of Northcrest Drive and East Washington Boulevard. The incident occurred at some time around 1:51 PM in the afternoon on Thursday, July 19, 2018. At this time, no details concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash at this time.
Based on the reports from CHP, a silver Dodge caravan and an unidentified white car were traveling near Northcrest and East Washington when, without warning, the two vehicles collided for indeterminate reasons. Afterward, rescue teams were dispatched to the site and rendered aid to the victims. Officials reported that one person sustained non-life threatening injuries during the impact. No further details about additional victims have been disclosed.
As a result of the accident, authorities were forced to shut down the north lanes of the road.
As of now, investigators are still looking into a probable cause of the accident.
Two-Vehicle Accident in Crescent City
Presently, law enforcement officials are looking to what may have caused the Dodge and white car to collide near Northcrest and East Washington. In the light of this event, investigators will consider if DUI, distraction, negligence, or recklessness played any role in the events before the accident. Likewise, forensic teams will analyze photos of the crash scene and examine the vehicles for mechanical issues or system failure.
Depending on the final results of the case, if authorities do determine reckless behavior or additional factors caused the crash, the non-guilty victims will have the legal rights to pursue personal injury lawsuits against the guilty parties. Ultimately, a legal intervention of this nature can result in compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, and painful injuries.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.