- April 19, 2022
- Barnes Admin
San Diego, CA – A collision between a Ford Ranger pickup truck and a Volkswagen Jetta caused a rollover on Tuesday April 12, 2022, around 10:50 a.m. The crash occurred on I-5 near Coronado Ave.
According to police, the Ford Ranger veered across the five-lane freeway and collided with the Volkswagen Jetta. The crash caused the pickup to roll and eject the passenger. The 64-year-old passenger was taken to UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest where she died. The 65-year-old pickup truck driver and 24-year-old car driver were also transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
The victim was identified as 64-year-old Leticia Gutierrez de Ordaz.
More than 38,000 people died in car accidents in the United States last year. In this accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Driver accident history
- Police accident report
- Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Accident history on the freeway
- Inspection of roadway conditions
- Determination if road signage is correct and up to code
- Determination if pavement markings are clear and up to code
- Any video of the crash
When another person’s negligence causes a car accident, the victims may be left with extensive injuries including:
- Head injuries
- Back and spine injuries
- Rib injuries
- Neck and shoulder injuries
- Any many more…
Car Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible and have found some common causes of car accidents include:
- Distracted driving
- Texting and driving
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.
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Location of Crash – I-5 near Coronado Ave