Several People Injured in San Mateo County Accident on Highway 92
SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA (August 17, 2020) – Saturday night, several people sustained injuries in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 92.
The incident involving a San Mateo County bus occurred at about 11:42 p.m. It took place on eastbound Highway 92, just west of 280 Freeway split San Mateo County. As a result, several were injured and the crash led to a one-acre brush fire. Moreover, the incident also caused the lanes of traffic in both directions.
The CHP, Calfire units and firefighters responded to the scene to aid the victims and put off the fire.
Afterward, CHP declared that the eastbound Highway 92 was shut down between Lower Skyline/Highway 35 and I-280. At the same time, they also closed the westbound Highway 92 between Canada Road and Highway 35.
At this time, the extent of injuries and additional details about the patients remain unavailable. Meanwhile, authorities advised motorists to expect delays in the area.
A crash involving multiple vehicles can happen in congested roads, busy streets, and intersections. Moreover, it is important to drive defensively and abide by all driving laws. Thus, you can ensure your safety and the safety of surrounding vehicles, motorists, and pedestrians.
Dealing with Incidents Like Multi-Vehicle Accidents
Accidents can leave you or your passengers severely injured, disfigured, and permanently disabled. Common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards.
To avoid being involved in an auto accident, a driver must aim high in steering. Don’t make your steering adjustments based on what is directly in front of you. But rather what is down the road. If the road is winding to the right, for example, look as far into the turn as possible. This will improve your safety and make your turns smoother.
Also, 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. At the same time, 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. Also, 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.
If you or a loved one has recently been involved in a similar multi-vehicle accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Our attorneys will guide you through every step of the way. In addition, we are here to assure that you receive the justice and compensation that you deserve. Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.