May 2, 2011 - San Diego, Calif. - Six vehicles were involved in an accident on Interstate 805 in the southeast area of San Diego, and at least one individual suffered injuries, 10News.com has reported.
The accident occurred around noon on April 23 and led to the closure of one lane of the busy freeway. The crash scene was on I-805 north before Imperial Avenue. According to officers from the California Highway Patrol, an individual driving a red sedan lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll over.
The crash on I-805 caused five other motor vehicles to crash. In the mayhem, several cars were turned around and left facing the wrong way. A Scion that was forced onto an embankment lost a tire, one officer said.
The injured individual's condition had not been reported. One officer said traffic was severely backed up.
If you have suffered serious injuries in an accident caused by someone else's negligence, you should consult with a San Diego accident lawyer. You might be able to hold the negligent driver accountable in a California personal injury claim.
You could be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and any incidental expenses related to your accident. Before you speak with an insurance adjuster, talk to a San Diego accident lawyer.
According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 3,081 traffic fatalities in California in 2009.
Occasionally, our firm will publish news stories about serious or fatal accidents in our coverage area in order to raise awareness about the types of crashes that can occur in San Diego and elsewhere in our region.
Some of the most common types of motor vehicle accidents include:
- single-vehicle crashes;
- crashes involving speeding;
- crashes involving large trucks; and
- rollover accidents.
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