1 Detained and 4 Hurt in Costa Mesa Accident on 19th Street
COSTA MESA, CA (July 29, 2020) – Late Monday morning, authorities arrested Fernando Rabago, and four people suffered in a crash on 19th Street.
The crash involving seven or eight vehicles and happened around 10:48 a.m. on 19th Street.
According to Costa Mesa Fire Capt. Joseph Noceti, the injured parties, including one who was extricated from the wreckage, were transported to area trauma centers.
Roxi Fyad of the Costa Mesa Police Department revealed that one of the victims was a child.
Meanwhile, the authorities revealed that 24-year-old Fernando Rodriguez Rabago drove the wrong way on Newport Boulevard. His unsafe maneuver triggered the crash on 19th Street.
After transporting him to the hospital, the authorities booked Fernando Rabago on suspicion of driving drunk causing injury.
Fyad also clarified that the other victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
You can avoid a car accident simply by being vigilant, taking your time as you make your next turn, and driving at a careful speed.
The safer the speed we travel, the more road clearance and time we have to react to danger. If you are impaired, use public transportation or a ride share service.
How to Deal With Injury Accidents
Despite the peculiar circumstances of this year, auto accidents continue to be a part of daily life.
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto crash. To prevent this from happening, use road signals to communicate with those you are driving alongside
Moreover, it’s also crucial that everyone remains calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, an attorney practicing for over 40 years.
You can seek help from the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers when involved in a serious auto accident. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field and we know what it takes to win your case. We will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices today at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation with a professional in your area. You can also reach us by email, online chat, and text message 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.