San Diego, CA – Head-On Injury Collision near Lincoln Park HighSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (May 12, 2020) – Two drivers reportedly suffered injuries following a head-on collision in San Diego on Monday, May 11th. The crash occurred in front of the Lincoln Park High School on Imperial Avenue, east of 47th Street, at around 9:15 p.m. One vehicle entered oncoming traffic and collided head-on with another car.
Initial reports revealed that a 1993 Toyota Corolla driven by a 45-year-old man was traveling west on the eastbound lanes of Imperial Avenue. The Toyota veered into the path of a 1999 Toyota Rav4 SUV driven by a 19-year-old girl. Both drivers were transported to nearby medical facilities for treatment.
Intoxication may have played a role in the crash. An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
San Diego Head-On Crashes
The injuries resulting from a head-on collision are often extremely severe. Common injuries resulting from a head-on crash include spinal injuries, brain injuries, catastrophic injuries, broken bones, and even paralysis. Despite only accounting for 2% of reported crashes annually, head-on impacts are responsible for 10% of roadway fatalities.
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 San Diego 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.
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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.