1 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Interstate-8 in Mission Valley
San Diego, CA (August 20, 2020) – On Wednesday, a motorcyclist was thrown out of his vehicle, while another vehicle caught fire at Interstate 8 in Mission Valley.
California Highway Patrol said the crash happened between Mission Center Road and Texas Street at around 10:15 p.m.
Authorities found a motorcycle and its rider laying on the ground near the center divider. Consequently, on the slow lane, a Mazda CX5 is on fire. In addition, two other vehicles are in the collision.
The Mazda driver told the officers that the collision happened in front of her. Then, as she attempts to dodge the crash, something went wrong under her car and ignited the fire.
CHP said paramedic took one individual to a hospital, as they sustained minor to moderate injury. Coincidentally, the police did not release the identity of the victim.
Lastly, East of Mission Center Road is impassible until the foreseeable future according to Caltrans.
Paying attention to the road is important to ensure the safety of pedestrians and other motorists. Then, your awareness and state of mind have a huge impact on how you drive. Next, maintaining vigilant and alert while behind the wheel is key. Finally, pulling over if you are tired, and/or feeling unwell to drive is better than crashing.
If All Else Fails
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that vehicle accident cases may call for a separate investigation. Spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party. A lawyer will make sure victims get the proper compensation. “We have the ability to secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference”
If you or a loved one is injured or suffered damages due to the negligent behavior of a distracted driver, contact the auto accident attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. We are available to our clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through email, chat, phone call. Call our offices at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation, and discuss your case with an experienced lawyer in a location nearest you.