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Car crash claims life, leaves others in serious condition

On Behalf of | Dec 23, 2019 | Personal Injury |

Serious accidents happen on a daily basis. A severe car crash can take place at any time of the day or night, and the circumstances of the incident can vary widely. Unfortunately, injuries typically accompany serious accidents, and some individuals may find themselves hospitalized, in need of extensive medical attention or suffering other repercussions.

It was recently reported that multiple people were injured after a vehicle hit a home in California. Details on how the vehicle left the roadway or what factors may have contributed were not available at the time of the report. However, the vehicle did go airborne and came to a rest on its roof. It was noted that there were at least three people inside the vehicle at the time of the accident.

No one inside the home suffered injuries in the accident, but the individuals in the car were not so lucky. One person was thrown from the vehicle and was considered to be in serious condition. Two others were trapped inside the vehicle, and one suffered fatal injuries. The second trapped person was considered to be in critical condition. It was unclear which individual may have been driving at the time of the crash.

The outcomes of this California car crash are certainly tragic. The surviving individuals may have long and difficult paths ahead as they work to recover. Because significant medical bills and other issues can stem from such injuries, legal claims could result. If the driver of the vehicle was the deceased victim, the surviving injured parties could file personal injury claims against the estate of that person. However, if the driver survived, such claims could come against him or her if the affected parties seek compensation.