Two-Vehicle Collision Injures Children on Highway 20
CHP reported a two-vehicle collision in Sutter County on Wednesday night, September 21st.
Nine people were left injured as a result, including at least two children.
The accident took place on Highway 20 and Humphrey Road for unknown reasons.
Moderate to major injuries were sustained and an infant was left unharmed.
Authorities also shut down both lanes for a period of time following the crash.
Investigators are actively working to determine fault.
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.
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.
Contact our personal injury law firm today at (888) 529-3111 for further assistance.