South Coast Highway Collision Results in Serious Injuries
An unidentified 21-year-old man suffered severe injuries following a traffic collision in Oceanside Sunday afternoon.
The accident occurred on January 30th just before 2 p.m.
Per reports, the man was traveling south on South Coast Highway in a Volkswagen hatchback near Leonard Avenue.
It is unclear how, but the man collided with another vehicle and then a tree, according to police.
Paramedics arrived at the scene and performed CPR. The man was hospitalized and left in critical condition.
Additionally, the other vehicle was occupied by a woman and boy and they were left unharmed.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.