San Diego, CA – Distracted Driver Injures Man on 43rd St near I-805San Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (February 3, 2020) – A distracted driver caused a multi-vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon, February 2nd, in the Legacy Walk area of San Diego, California. The collision occurred on 43rd Street near I-805, according to local sources. A distracted motorist driving a Toyota Camry reportedly attempted to avoid colliding with vehicles waiting at the intersection, causing a three-vehicle collision at around 2:20 p.m.
The driver had reportedly taken her eyes off the road, causing her to miss the cars at the intersection. The Toyota swerved to avoid the cars, hitting a pickup truck, which then hit another vehicle. The driver of the pickup was transported to the University of California San Diego hospital for treatment.
No other injuries were reported. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently being handled by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Distracted Driving Crashes in San Diego
Distracted driving is a growing concern across the country. Big cities like San Diego are filled with distracted motorists who fail to pay attention to the road. Looking away from the road, even just for a few seconds, is enough to cause a serious accident.
The number of crashes caused by distracted drivers is on the rise. 1,000 people are injured daily in distracted driving accidents. Injured victims should contact a San Diego car crash attorney to discuss their legal options.
The Coastal Legal Center is here to fight for your rights after a crash. Reckless drivers should be held accountable for their actions, not innocent victims. Contact us today at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help.
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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.