Newport Beach, CA – Uber Car Crash on Pacific Coast Highway Kills One and Injures One
Newport Beach, CA (July 22, 2018) – A local and reliable news source in Orange County reported a traffic accident that claimed the life of one person and left another seriously hurt late Friday night. The fatal crash that transpired on Pacific Coast Highway took place west of Jamboree Road, near Promontory Drive at approximately 11:47 p.m.
The Newport Beach Police stated that a truck was traveling west on PCH when it crossed over the median, slid into the oncoming lane and subsequently struck a Scion, according to the report. The driver of the Scion was an Uber driver who was transporting a passenger at the time of the collision. The Uber driver was immediately taken to a local hospital where they were admitted into the Intensive Care Unit. Whether or not the passenger in the Scion was injured had not been specified in the report.
The driver of the truck was sadly killed as a result of the collision, according to the police. The names of the victims involved in this accident have not been released. The authorities are currently conducting a full investigation into this accident in order to determine liability.
We offer our deepest compassion to all those who have been affected by this crash as we hope for the full recovery of the victims.
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At this time, it appears that the truck driver who tragically died in the crash was also at fault for the collision. While the reason why the driver crossed into the lane of the Scion is unknown, it does not seem that the Uber driver will be held responsible. However, investigators will continue to work in order to make the most accurate assessment possible. Depending on the conclusive results of the investigation, there may possibly be grounds for personal injury lawsuits to follow.
We at Brady Law Group are absolutely passionate about holding negligent drivers accountable for the immense devastation they impose. If you have been injured by the negligent actions of a motorist, please don’t hesitate to call us at (866) 478-6483 for a free consultation with one of our professional attorneys today.
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 for all those involved in the accident.