A car accident involving two vehicles injured six people on Friday night. The accident happened in North Highlands, California at around 4 p.m. Authorities reported that a Honda Civic collided with a Ford Explorer at the intersection of Watt Avenue and Peacekeeper Way. There were six individuals in both vehicles, all of which suffered injuries. Ambulances transported all of the injured individuals to area hospitals and four are believed to be in serious condition. The accident is being investigated to determine a cause.
On average, drivers in the United States travel an average of 10,658 miles each year, according to the American Driving Survey. The more time spent driving increases the risk of being involved in an auto accident. Tragically, it is estimated that there are 37,000 fatalities caused each year in traffic accidents. The vast majority of these accidents are preventable and caused by the negligence of another party. Dangerous roadways, mechanical defects, vehicle design flaws, and reckless driving are common causes of car crashes. Being involved in an auto accident can be a traumatic event, and victims have the right to seek legal consultation for their damages.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an auto accident, it is imperative to consult the experienced auto accident attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth. Our attorneys have the knowledge, experience, and resources necessary to successfully handle your accident case. We will take all steps to obtain the justice deserved for your damages while we support you during this time of recovery. Contact us today to receive a free no-obligation consultation.