Three people were injured in an Irvine car accident involving two vehicles.
According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury crash occurred early morning on October 29, 2015 on westbound Barranca Parkway near the 5 Freeway.
Officials say a woman driving a Honda sedan had three women in her car when she and a man driving a Ford pickup truck collided.
Paramedics took the driver of the Honda and two of her passengers to area hospitals. They are both expected to survive.
The man driving the Ford was not transported to a hospital. The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured victims of this crash. We wish them the very best for a speedy and complete recovery.
Car Crash Statistics
There were nine fatalities and 920 injuries involving Irvine car accidents in 2013, according to California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS). In Orange County as a whole, 165 people died and 13,837 were injured due to car accidents during the same year.
What Caused This Crash?
Based on this news report, it appears that this head-on crash collision occurred on Barranca Parkway near the 5 Freeway. However, there are a number of unanswered questions here.
Which one of the drivers caused the crash? Did one of the vehicles cross into opposing lanes of traffic? Was one of the drivers making an unsafe turn at the time? Did alcohol or drugs play a part in this collision? Was one of the drivers speeding, distracted or inattentive?
We trust the answers to these and other questions will help the authorities determine who or what caused this injury collision.
Fault and Liability
In such cases, the at-fault parties can be held liable for the injuries and damages caused. Injured victims can seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, lost income, hospitalization, rehabilitation, pain and suffering and emotional distress.
Victims would also be well advised to contact an experienced Irvine personal injury lawyer who will stay abreast of the official investigation and ensure that the negligent parties are held liable.
The best personal injury law firms will always offer a free consultation and comprehensive case evaluation to injured victims and their families.