3 Injured in Fairmount Avenue Multi-Vehicle Traffic Accident
San Diego, CA (April 08, 2022) On Wednesday evening, a multi-car collision in San Diego’s Kensington neighborhood injured 3 people.
The San Diego Police (SDPD) says the multi-vehicle accident happened just after 10 p.m. near 4800 Fairmount Avenue.
Police say that a 31-year-old man trying to merge into another northbound lane hit the back of another vehicle causing the other driver to lose control.
Moreover, the 2nd vehicle crashed into the center median of the southbound lane, then a 57-year-old female driver on a 3rd vehicle struck the 2nd vehicle.
Meanwhile, the 1st vehicle crashed into a parked construction vehicle.
Reports say that the 2nd vehicle’s 32-year-old driver sustained major injuries, including a fractured pelvis, lacerated liver, and kidney.
Additionally, a 65-year-old male passenger on the female motorist vehicle sustained a fractured sternum.
The driver of the 1st vehicle complained of pain as well.
Officers are investigating the probable cause of the crash, but they have ruled out DUI as a factor.
Crash rates in California continue to increase, rather than decrease, despite the additional safety features on newer vehicle models.
It is important to always pay attention to your surroundings whenever driving. This, and abiding by all the driving laws as well as following all the road signs are simple ways to practice defensive driving. Defensive driving can lessen the chance of serious road accidents happening.
What to do After an Auto Accident
- Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
- Get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
- Collect information: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident, pictures/videos of vehicles involved, etc.
- File a police report or incident report by calling 911.
- Hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accidents like the Kensington neighborhood multi-car collision may call for a separate investigation.
This should be spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party.
The physical and mental trauma from the incident may change the lives of those involved forever.
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