[09-17-2020] Alameda County, CA – Fiery Two-Vehicle Crash in Oakland Injures One Person

A 35-year-old Antioch resident sustained significant injuries after his vehicle collided with a truck in Oakland on Thursday morning, September 17.

[09-17-2020] Alameda County, CA - Fiery Two-Vehicle Crash in Oakland Injures One PersonThe accident occurred on the inclined part of the northbound lanes of the 500 block of Hegenberger Road at approximately 7:45 a.m. A 2007 GMC Xfinity van driven by the Antioch resident rear-ended a City of Oakland flatbed truck in the southbound lanes near the off-ramp from Interstate 880. The van rolled down an embankment and caught fire. Officers stopped the van and put out the fire.

One person was trapped inside the van. The emergency personnel extricated him. The extricated victim sustained severe injuries from the accident. He was immediately taken to an area hospital to receive treatment. The second driver was reportedly uninjured.

Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision Investigation is Underway

Local authorities are investigating the possible factors that caused the collision to occur. Drugs and alcohol were not seen as factors in the accident. Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading factors in unintentional injury deaths in California.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 3,304 fatal car accidents in California in 2017. In 2018, 48 over 100,000 people die from their injuries on average in California. These accidents are caused by various reasons, such as distracted driving, drunk driving, and driver over-fatigue. Facing cases like this alone can be quite challenging. With the help of an experienced Alameda County personal injury attorney, the victims won’t need to deal with the stressful paperwork that comes with filing a claim.

Attorneys have the resources that can help them prove the negligence of the liable party. They can utilize their resources to re-interview important witnesses, review relevant surveillance footage from the scene, and obtain phone and texting records of the responsible party. Attorneys can also conduct an independent investigation to help the victims receive the justice they deserve.


Alameda County Personal Injury Attorney with Victims of Two-Vehicle Collisions

Every year, thousands of car accidents occur in California. Most of them causing catastrophic injuries. It can be quite challenging to live generally after sustaining significant injuries due to a high-impact car collision.

Pending the official investigation results, the victims are encouraged to seek an experienced attorney to handle their personal injury case. Through the personal injury claim, attorneys can negotiate with insurance companies on behalf of their clients to ensure that they will be fairly compensated.

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If you have a nagging suspicion that someone is to blame for your spouse or family member’s death or injury, contact Arash Law. We have the resources you need to pursue justice and the experience to ensure that you get fair compensation. We’re conveniently located throughout California, with offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Riverside, Orange County, and San Diego. We are more than happy to visit you at your home or office—call (888) 488-1391 for a Free Consultation with a California personal injury attorney.

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