2 Injured in San Bernardino Pursuit Accident on Victoria Avenue and 5th Street
SAN BERNARDINO, CA (April 13, 2021) – Sunday, a sheriff’s deputy and Jeep driver were hospitalized after a pursuit crash on Victoria Avenue and 5th Street.
The police chase crash began at about 6:03 p.m. when the deputy attempted to stop a Nissan 350Z for traffic violations. However, the driver didn’t yield and a chase began.
The Nissan drove past a red light on Victoria Avenue and 5th Street as the deputy followed with activated emergency lights and sirens.
Afterward, the deputy crashed with a Jeep Cherokee at the intersection. As a result, responders took the deputy and the Jeep driver to a local hospital with injuries. Meanwhile, the deputy was later released after being treated.
At this time, the authorities haven’t disclosed any information about the status of the Jeep driver.
Meanwhile, the authorities found the Nissan driver and arrested him on suspicion of evading. The authorities haven’t disclosed any details on the Nissan driver.
Auto Accidents in California
Common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Everyone must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Driving defensively prepares you for emergencies. Moreover, if a police officer tried to stop you from driving, obey them. They’re doing all of these precautionary measures for your safety and the safety of other motorists as well.
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party.
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