Shortly after 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, four people were injured in a collision on Highway 18. While traveling eastbound the driver of a Toyota pickup truck turned right from the left turn pocket at Rimrock Road and collided with another vehicle. Emergency responders airlifted one victim to the hospital, while the other three were transported via ambulance. Authorities are investigating the crash.
“When a motorist’s negligence causes a traffic accident, the victims may file personal injury claims against the motorist in order to be compensated for the cost of their recoveries,” explained California car accident lawyer James Ballidis.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s current accident data indicate that 32,367 people were killed in motor vehicle traffic collisions in the United States in 2011. This represents the lowest incidence of traffic fatalities since 1949, when there were 30,246 deaths, and a 1.9 percent decline from 2010, when 32,999 fatalities were recorded.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to wish a full recovery to the four people who were injured in the collision on Highway 18.
The Daily Press originally reported this Apple Valley accident.
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