1 Injured in Salinas Car Accident at Blanco and Davis Roads Monday night
Salinas, California (October 12, 2019) – One person was injured in a suspected DUI crash at an intersection in Salinas Monday night, according to a local news report.
The crash took place at about 9:10 p.m. Monday, October 7 at the intersection of Blanco and Davis roads, near the Salinas Animal Shelter.
According to a California Highway Patrol report, three vehicles collided for unknown reasons at the Salinas intersection. A driver involved was alleged seen swerving badly prior to the crash.
Paramedics responded to the scene and rendered aid to at least one person. It was immediately unknown if the patient was transported to a hospital for further treatment. The name and condition of the victim were not immediately available.
The CHP said alcohol and or drugs played a role in the accident. The crash remains under investigation.
Pacific Attorney Group wishes the person injured a quick recovery.
Every year, several traffic accidents are reported in California. Unfortunately, these accidents result in many fatalities and even more injuries. The causes of many of these traffic accidents include distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving, bad weather, wrong-way driving, and failure to observe traffic laws. Negligence on the part of motorists is the leading cause of these accidents.
From the report above, the circumstances surrounding the traffic collision remain unclear. However, the authorities will gather information, including witness statements to determine the cause of the accident.
If you or your loved one has been injured in a traffic crash because of a third party’s negligence, then the responsible party should be held accountable. At Pacific Attorney Group, we specialize in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. We assist victims of traffic accidents and their families in seeking justice. Our personal injury attorneys will leave no stone unturned in the pursuit of justice. We also work hard to ensure you obtain fair compensation for your losses, injuries, and suffering. To find out more, call us today for a free consultation.
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What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident
Car accidents happen very fast, leaving the motorist without much time to make decisions. However, actions a motorist takes after the collision are important in ensuring the safety of their passengers and other motorists. Drivers are encouraged to take the following actions after the crash.
- Stay at the scene of the accident. However, the vehicle should be moved safely away from traffic to avoid more possible collisions.
- Check on the safety of the passengers and other drivers and promptly notify the authorities.
- Exchange vital information with the other drivers. If possible, exchange contacts with witnesses.
- Take photos of the damage to your car.
- Contact your insurance company immediately. You are encouraged to disclose all the vital information as truthfully as possible.
- Keep all the medical records and keep track of all the related expenses.