Car Crash Leaves Female Driver in Critical Condition

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Car Crash Leaves Female Driver in Critical Condition

I’m Ed Smith, a personal injury lawyer in Modesto. A two-vehicle collision took place near Patterson during the afternoon hours of Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Unfortunately, a female driver involved in the collision suffered traumatic injuries as a result.

What Happened?

Officers from the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene of a two-vehicle collision along Sycamore Avenue in the vicinity of Eucalyptus Avenue. When officers arrived, they discovered a female driver that was trapped inside her car. Authorities extricated the female driver and immediately transported her to the hospital where she was listed in critical condition. A male motorist was also involved in the accident and suffered minor injuries. The man was treated at the scene.

Preliminary Investigation

According to Deputy Royjindar Singh from the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, motorists traveling along Eucalyptus Avenue have stop signs at the intersection and those driving along Sycamore Avenue do not. Authorities found that one of the motorists that was driving along Eucalyptus Avenue ran the stop sign. However, the driver that ran the stop sign has not yet been identified.

Car Accident Statistics

Car collisions can occur with little or no warning. Close to 1.3 million people are killed in car collisions each year. On average, that works out to be about 3,287 deaths each day and 20-50 million people are hurt or disabled in these accidents. More than 50 percent of all traffic fatalities occur among young adults between the ages of 15 and 44.

It is the duty of all motorists to practice good driving habits. Avoid negligent acts while driving such as distracted driving, drunk driving or driving high.

Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

The most common causes of car accidents are as follows (in no particular order):

Modesto Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyers

I’m Ed Smith, a personal injury lawyer in Modesto. If you, or someone close to you has suffered injuries following a motor vehicle collision, please call me at (209) 227-1931 or (800) 404-5400 for free, friendly advice. I’ve been helping injured people recover compensation for their injuries since 1982. When you call me, we will go over the specifics of your car accident and discuss the best way to proceed.

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