An impact between two vehicles in San Bernardino, California resulted in the injury of six people, three of which were pedestrians. The report of the accident indicates that a car driven by any elderly female driver struck the rear of another vehicle sending that vehicle into three pedestrians then into a home where two other individuals were injured. The accident occurred at the intersection of Baseline Road and Pico Avenue.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a 2009 statistical report in a Traffic Safety Facts, regarding older drivers and accidents. That report indicates that in 2009, older individuals made up 16 percent of all traffic fatalities and 8 percent of all people injured in traffic crashes during the year. The 2009 NHTSA report indicates: “Most traffic fatalities involving older drivers in 2009 occurred during the daytime (81%), occurred on weekdays (71%), and involved other vehicles (69%).”
While all the facts of this San Bernardino accident are not known, some of the issues those who were injured will face include: Who is responsible for the injuries from this accident? Does the responsible person have sufficient liability insurance to pay for all the loses suffered by all those injured in the accident? How will the medical bills, loss of earnings and pain and suffering get paid for following the accident? Who can I turn to for help to properly recover from the losses?
A good personal injury lawyer can help injury victims get answers to their questions and help recover just compensation for the losses suffered in an accident. If an injury victim needs answers regarding their California accident case, the Inland Empire Law Group is a good source to turn to for help with these and other questions and is an excellent place to get legal help with a personal injury or wrongful death claim. Call (909) 481-0100 for questions about personal injury and wrongful death claims. The consultation is free but the information is valuable.
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