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Multivehicle Collision Causes One Fatality and Seven Injuries

Multivehicle Collision Causes One Fatality and Seven Injuries

Pala, CA – A tragic multi-vehicle accident occurred in Pala, California, resulting in the death of a man and the arrest of a woman suspected of driving under the influence. The California Highway Patrol reported that the collision involved at least three vehicles on State Route 76 at Magee Road on Monday, May 29, 2023. According to witnesses, the driver of a Toyota Camry was heading eastbound on SR-76 when she veered across the center line of the road into oncoming traffic. Seven people were injured in the crash.

The driver of the Camry was taken into custody and charged with felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter.

Car Accidents 

On average, head-on collisions account for 10% of motor vehicle accident fatalities each year. In this accident, those injured, or family members, should hire an investigative team to evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:

  • Driver accident history
  • Police accident report
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Phone and texting records of the driver
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
  • Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident
  • Inspection of the road conditions
  • Vehicle blind spots
  • Driving records
  • Accident history at this intersection

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. While handling various accident cases, our attorneys have gained experience that has helped them identify some of the most common causes of car accidents:

  • Texting and driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Aggressive driving
  • Inexperienced driving
  • Fatigue
  • 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.

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.

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