San Diego, CA - 3 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on W Bernardo Dr
- posted: Apr. 09, 2020
San Diego, CA (April 9, 2020) - There were three people injured following a wrong-way collision in San Diego on Tuesday, April 7th. The accident occurred near the 17700 block of West Bernardo Drive. Initial reports revealed that one driver was traveling on the wrong side of the barrier on the roadway.
At this time, the cause of the accident hasn’t been reported. The conditions of the injured parties aren’t currently known. One driver at the scene was cited for improper lane usage.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Head-On Collisions in San Diego
When you’re involved in a head-on crash, you’re likely to suffer from serious or life-threatening injuries. These accidents have an astounding 58 percent fatality rate, meaning that even surviving victims will suffer severe injuries. 10 percent of deadly crashes each year involve head-on impacts.
These accidents are usually caused by reckless drivers who veer into oncoming lanes of traffic. This can be due to inattention, recklessness, or even intoxication. Injured parties should consult with a qualified California car crash attorney to discuss their legal options.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. 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. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.