20-Year-Old Man Injured in El Cajon Crash
El Cajon, CA (June 19, 2021) – On Thursday, a 20-year-old pickup male driver from El Cajon driver was injured in Interstate 8 vehicle crash.
The crash happened about 4:50 p.m. near First Street.
Moreover, a 64-year-old Boulevard man driving a 1994 Chevrolet Astrovan failed to stopped when drivers in front of him braked.
As a result, the minivan struck the back of a 2001 Toyota Tacoma pickup driven by a 20-year-old El Cajon man.
The vehicle went through a perimeter fence and down into a concrete flood canal, where it came to a rest on its roof.
Officers said the pickup driver was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital for treatment of major injuries.
Unfortunately the 20-year-old pickup male driver incurred injuries from the crash.
Intoxication was not believed to have been a factor in the crash.
Moreover, always perform simple safety checks before you leave.
Start by inspecting your vehicle’s headlights and turn signals, be sure that both front and rear headlamps are working properly and visible enough a couple of yards away.
Also, take a reading of your tire pressure and make sure you maintain the recommended maximum. While at it, take a peek under your vehicle and ensure there are no loose objects or leaks.
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Thousands of people across California suffer injuries in traffic accidents every year. As a matter of fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life.
Similarly, that is because auto accidents are a major public health threat. They are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64. Thus, it is crucial that everyone remain calm and know what to do in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a traffic crash.
So, come to Sweet Lawyers‘ personal injury lawyers. Call us at (800) 674 7852.
Surely, our lawyers will work their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help your case.