Campbell, CA – Brutal Traffic Accident Involving Multiple Vehicles Occurs on Southbound Highway 17 near East Hamilton Avenue
Campbell, CA (July 23, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol and local news sources reported that a brutal traffic accident involving multiple vehicles took place on the southbound lanes of Highway 17 near East Hamilton Avenue. Authorities logged the incident after 9:30 PM at night on Monday, July 23, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash.
According to the reports from CHP, a gray minivan and two unidentified vehicles were traveling down Highway 17 and collided for indeterminate reasons. Officials have confirmed that one vehicle had burst into flames as a result of the impact. Afterward, the fire department and paramedics were dispatched to the crash site and rendered aid the victims.
Later, officials reported that one victim had died at the crash site.
Meanwhile, two more victims suffered injuries ranging from minimal to severe. The current conditions of these people have not been disclosed.
As a result of the crash, law enforcement officials blocked off the southbound lanes of Highway 17 and redirected traffic down East Hamilton Avenue.
Presently, investigators are looking into possible causes of the accident.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family and friends of the deceased victim during this difficult time. We also send our most loving prayers to the surviving victims and wish them swift and efficient recoveries.
Wrongful Death and Personal Injuries
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the fatal accident on Highway 17 remain a mystery. As part of the ongoing investigation, forensic teams will analyze photos of the crash site and examine the minivan and other two vehicles for mechanical issues and system failure. Officials may also consider if DUI, negligence, recklessness, or distraction contributed to the events leading up to the crash in any way.
In the case of an accident resulting in fatalities, the members of the victim’s family may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the parties-at-fault. Furthermore, the surviving victims can pursue a personal injury lawsuit. As a result of either decision, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, painful injuries, funeral expenses, or the loss of a loved one.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 478-6483 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.