[10-30-2021] San Bernardino County, CA – One Person Seriously Hurt After a Two-Vehicle Collision in Phelan

One unidentified person was seriously hurt after a two-vehicle collision between two pickup trucks in Phelan on Saturday afternoon, October 30.

[10-30-2021] San Bernardino County, CA - One Person Seriously Hurt After a Two-Vehicle Collision in PhelanThe major collision took place in the area of Johnson Road in Phelan at approximately 12:01 p.m. A brown truck hauling hay struck a red truck for unclear reasons. The circumstances leading up to the crash have not been established.

Due to the severity of the impact, the red truck rolled onto its side. One person was extricated from the wreckage. The driver of the red truck, who was only identified as a 62-year-old man, was transported via ambulance to Stater Brothers shopping center before getting airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center.

It’s unclear whether the second driver was injured in the mishap. Information about the accident is limited at the moment. The case is currently under further investigation. Authorities will determine whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the accident.

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Two-Vehicle Collision Statistics

Accidents involving automobiles are the leading cause of death in the United States for people aged 2 to 34 and the leading cause of serious injury in the country’s population at large. No matter how cautious they are, drivers can be involved in situations where they are injured or killed, no matter how careful they are.

Approximately 5 to 6 million car accidents occur each year in the United States, according to NHTSA. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly three million Americans are injured or killed in car accidents each year. Every year, over 2,500 people lose their lives in traffic accidents in California, and over 225,000 people are seriously injured. About half of those who are hurt are permanently disabled or lose some of their functionality.

According to the California Office of Traffic Safety, around 1,429 people were injured or lost their lives in car accidents in San Bernardino County. 756 people were injured or killed in traffic accidents in Fontana, the county’s second-largest city, soon to be overtaken by San Bernardino. Car accidents occur for various reasons, including careless driving, distracted driving, high speeds, drunk driving, and mechanical failure.

San Bernardino Accident Attorneys

San Bernardino car accident victims may lack the knowledge or be in too much pain to deal with an adjuster from their insurance company. Contrary to what they may claim, you have no legal obligation to speak with them or provide a recorded statement.

It could even cost you a lot of money to deal with them directly. The reason for this is that insurance companies are not obligated to assist you. It’s a given that their adjusters will make you a low-ball offer to get your claim settled as quickly as possible. Then they’ll try to discredit your claim by getting you to say something that contradicts it.

In the event of a car accident, an attorney can assist you in obtaining compensation from either the negligent driver who caused your injuries or their insurer. Damages to your property, medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering are all examples of what you might be entitled to receive as compensation.

It would help if you were represented by an attorney who is both familiar with the area and skilled in handling cases like this. Contact our team of San Bernardino car accident lawyers today to discuss your legal options. Call Arash Law today at (888) 488-1391 or fill out our online contact form to book your free, no-obligation fatal car accident case evaluation.

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