- May 31, 2023
- Barnes Admin
Two Fatalities and One Injury Reported in Peninsula Collision
Peninsula, CA – A tragic accident occurred on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, in San Mateo County, resulting in two fatalities and leaving another person in critical condition. The Redwood City division of California Highway Patrol confirmed the incident after receiving a call at approximately 6:40 p.m. The crash was a head-on collision involving a Tesla and a Subaru SUV on Highway 1 at Bean Hollow Road near Pescadero.
According to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, preliminary information suggests that one of the vehicles crossed over into opposing traffic for unknown reasons. Investigations are ongoing to determine the cause of the accident.
On average, there are over 200,000 car accidents that result in injury each year in California. In this horrible accident, those injured, and their families should have their investigative team 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 on Highway 1
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
- 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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