Richmond, CA – One Person Hospitalized in Car Accident on Interstate 80 near Central Avenue
Richmond, CA – (November 15, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol is investigating a multi-vehicle accident that landed one person in the hospital Thursday morning. The collision took place at approximately 5:30 am on Interstate 80, just east of the Central Avenue off-ramp.
A silver Honda Accord collided with two other vehicles while traveling westbound on Interstate 80 Thursday morning. Paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident and transported at least one person to Kaiser Permanente Richmond Medical Center for injuries sustained to the neck and the chest. Tow trucks were dispatched to the crash scene to remove debris and vehicle wreckage from the roadway. Authorities are still trying to determine the events that transpired prior to the initial impact.
The California Highway Patrol has assumed authority over this investigation.
Our hearts go out to the injured victim and their loved ones as they start the journey to recovery. We understand how an accident such as this one can be life-altering for not only the victim but those who are caring for the victim. We wish them peace during this difficult time.
Multi-Vehicle Accidents in California
Traffic accidents involving more than one vehicle are dangerous and typically result in injury. As part of an ongoing investigation, detectives will take a multitude of factors into consideration. Investigators will consider if distracted driving, recklessness the consumption of drugs or alcohol, or vehicle condition were possible contributors to the crash. Once the investigation has concluded, the injured victim may be legally entitled to file a claim against the responsible party.
If you or a family member has been injured as a result of a traffic accident that you believe was caused by someone else, you need to contact a personal injury attorney right away. At the Brady Law Group, we have an experienced team of attorneys that will not rest until you are satisfied with your settlement. Call us today at (866) 211-2562 to speak with an experienced litigator about your accident.
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.