Two people were injured in an Orange County car accident that occurred at a street intersection. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury car accident occurred at the intersection of Cerritos Avenue and Garza Street in Anaheim the morning of December 7, 2010. The two-car accident involved a Ford Bronco and Chevrolet Tahoe. The drivers of both vehicles were hospitalized for their injuries. The extent of the injuries sustained is not known at this time. An investigation is ongoing.
My thoughts and prayers are with the injured victims of this Orange County car accident. I wish them both a full and speedy recovery.
Orange County Car Accident Statistics
According to California Highway Patrol’s 2008 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS), 21 people were killed and 2,018 were injured in Anaheim car accidents. During the same year, there were 152 fatalities and 13,414 injuries reported as a result of Orange County car accidents.
What Caused This Intersection Accident?
Based on this news report, it is not entirely clear how or why this street intersection car accident occurred. There are a number of questions here. Did one of the drivers fail to properly yield right-of-way? Was one of the drivers distracted or under the influence of alcohol? Was either driver excessively speeding or driving recklessly? Did one of the drivers run a red light at the street intersection? I trust officials are looking at these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
According to California Vehicle Code Section 21800 (a): “The driver of a vehicle approaching an intersection shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle which has entered the intersection from a different highway.”
The at-fault driver here can be held liable for injuries, damages and losses caused to the victim. Injured victims in such cases can seek compensation for medical expenses, loss of wages, cost of hospitalization, rehabilitation and other related damages. An experienced Orange County personal injury lawyer will be able to advise car accident victims about their legal rights and options. The best personal injury law firms will always offer a free consultation and comprehensive case evaluation to injured victims and their families.
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