San Diego, CA – Driver Runs Stop Sign at Iowa St & Polk AveSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (April 22, 2020) – A crash involving a driver who ran a stop sign left at least one person injured in San Diego. The crash occurred at the intersection of Iowa Street and Polk Avenue at around 6:20 p.m. Emergency units were called to scene that night on April 20th.
The details currently available concerning the crash aren’t clear at this time. A driver at the scene ran a stop sign and collided with another vehicle. The driver who ran the stop sign was ticketed for failure to obey a traffic control device.
Local law enforcement officials are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
California Stop-Sign Collisions
There are around 700,000 reported stop-sign collisions each year, accounting for around 33 percent of reported intersection accidents. Drivers who fail to follow traffic control devices risk putting themselves and others at risk of serious injury. Intersection crashes are responsible for 20 percent of deadly accidents each year.
In most cases, the negligence of one or more parties is responsible for a car crash. What you do in the moments immediately following a crash can greatly impact any potential injury claim. Injured parties should contact a Chula Vista car crash attorney for efficient, knowledgeable, and compassionate legal representation.
The team of lawyers at the Coastal Legal Center strives to help victims who are harmed in collisions throughout California to ensure their rights are protected. Our legal team is dedicated to fighting for victims to ensure they have the compensation they deserve for the medical treatment they need to recover. If you’ve been unfairly injured in a crash, contact us today at (619) 231- 0724.
Notes: Outside news sources were used to create this post. Subsequently, the details of the accident have not been independently verified by our own staff. If you find any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us and we will correct the information or remove the post.
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.