Ocean Beach Crash Results in Injuries
A rear-end collision occurred in Ocean Beach, San Diego County Wednesday night, leaving two hurt.
The wreck occurred at 9:50 p.m. on June 22nd at Sunset Cliffs and Nimitz Boulevards.
Per CHP, a Kia Sol rear-ended a Nissan Altima. The female driver of the Kia claimed that the Nissan driver had halted at the stoplight unexpectedly.
The Kia passenger suffered leg numbing and a spinal fracture. She was also not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Additionally, the 40-year-old Nissan driver reported head pain. Both were hospitalized for treatment.
Neither drugs or alcohol were suspected to have played a role in the accident.
The crash remains under investigation.
According to the NHTSA, nearly 2.5 million rear-end collisions are reported each year in the U.S. More specifically, they are responsible for 28% of all crashes.
In addition, rear-end collisions account for 950,000 injuries and 2,000 deaths each year.
These types of crashes are often the result of distracted and reckless driving.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.