Crash at Intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 16 Injures Four
Plymouth, California (June 19, 2018) – California Highway Patrol reported that a collision involving two vehicles occurred at the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 16 on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at 12:15 PM. CHP and additional sources have not revealed the identities of the individuals involved in the accident or the severity of their current physical conditions.
Sources indicate the accident occurred when a Chevy pickup truck and a gray sedan which has no currently listed model number collided at the intersection of 40 and 16. Sources indicate four people suffered major injuries, and authorities had to extract one victim from one of the wrecked vehicles. Following the collision and an examination by paramedics at the scene, all individuals were taken to a local medical center to receive treatment for their injuries.
Investigations focusing on the cause of the crash are currently underway. California Highway Patrol officers remained at the crash site until approximately 1:30 PM, and traffic was slowed in the area as officers directed other vehicles around the scene. Resources will update as new information is revealed. Police have potentially considered DUI as a possible cause on part of one of the drivers.
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As part of the investigation, officials will examine evidence taken from the scene of the crash including official photographs and the wrecked vehicles. Factors including chemical substance (e.g. drunk driving, drug abuse) and negligent/distracted driving have already been considered. Based on police sources, one of the victims may be arrested for driving under the influence, as stated earlier.
In the case of DUI or failure to comply with traffic laws, victims or their loved ones have the legal right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the culprit. In this case, the non-guilty parties will be able to receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical expenses and restoration of personal well-being.
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.
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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.