Two vehicles were involved in a fatal car accident that left two people dead in San Jose. The wreck on a Saturday night, with both vehicles suffering “major damage” in the crash. One person was dead at the scene, while another person was transported to a hospital, only to later succumb to his injuries.
The police are investigating the crash, and it will be interesting to learn what they discover. As a result, though, there are few other details available about this crash. Still, we can take a couple of lessons away from this story.
The first is the nature of car accident investigations. When the police investigate a car accident, they will eventually produce a report that assigns blame in the accident. This accident could go a long way in proving your case if you decide to pursue legal action against another driver for their negligence. However, the report can eventually be amended if new evidence comes to light.
Another lesson from this car accident is the tragic nature of fatal accidents — or even accidents where someone survives but is dealt serious injuries. The people affected, may they be the victim or the victim’s loved ones, suffer immensely and they will be dealing with a lot of physical and emotional pain. Additionally, they will have medical bills and other costs to deal with.
Given all of the issues that arise in the wake of a serious car accident, it is imperative that you consult with an attorney if you are considering a personal injury lawsuit.
Source: CBS Bay Area, “2 Killed In San Jose Multi-Car Crash Saturday Night,” Feb. 21, 2016