A number of deadly collisions in Orange County, California have resulted in serious injuries and deaths on this Valentine's Day. In a Dana Point traffic crash, three Marines from Camp Pendleton lost their lives when the vehicle that they were riding drove into a tree at around 2:05am this morning. A fourth Marine, who was driving the vehicle, is alive but in critical condition. According to the Orange County Sheriff's Department, it appears that the driver may have been going at high speeds and then lost control of the car.
In an Irvine bicycle accident this morning at around 8am, a 28-year-old bicyclist sustained serious injuries after being hit by a motor vehicle. The Orange County, California traffic crash occurred along Von Karman Avenue and Michelson Drive. Meantime, before 3pm this afternoon in Fountain Valley, at least one person sustained injuries in a multi-vehicle collision involving four autos. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, however, the injured motorist reportedly sustained a head injury.
Not long after that in Los Angeles County, at least two people sustained serious injuries in a Fullerton pedestrian accident. Although the cause of the collision has not been confirmed, police believe that the driver of a car struck two children and a woman who were on Rolling Hills Drive close to Puente Street, continued to drive a short distance, and then crashed the vehicle. The LA traffic crash happened just a few hours after a Carson car accident left at least one person injured. a driver a vehicle crashed into the Las Palmas Café on South Avalon Boulevard.
Obviously, Howard Law, PC is unable to report on every accident that happens in Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, Riverside County, and Orange County, California. That said, we do represent traffic crash clients in all of these counties.
"Even if you have auto insurance, your injuries may be serious enough that they warrant pursuing larger damages from a negligent driver or another responsible party and that's where we step in," said Anaheim car accident attorney Vincent Howard. "You increase your chances of recovering the maximum amount possible for your injuries, pain and suffering, the loss of a loved one, and other damages when you retain the services of an experienced Southern California personal injury law firm."
Tonight being Valentine's Day, there may be more motorists on the road and/or rushing to get to a romantic dinner, an outing with friends to celebrate self-love and singlehood, or some other gathering. Please remember to drive safely and watch out for other motorists that may be speeding, driving while drunk, or distracted.
"Driving defensively is one way to stay safe on the road. However, we cannot control the behavior of other motorists, and unfortunately, even when exerting our best efforts to avoid a collision, we may still become involved in one," said Orange County, California injury attorney Vincent Howard. "You want to work with a traffic crash law firm that knows how to prove the other party or parties were responsible."
One injured after car crashes into Carson restaurant, Los Angeles Times, February 14, 2012
Police: Car hits pedestrian, 2 children in Fullerton, OC Register, February 14, 2012
4-vehicle crash in Fountain Valley injures 1 driver, MSNBC, February 14, 2012
Three Marines Dead One In Critical Condition After Car Slams Into Tree in Dana Point, Dana Point Times, February 14, 2012
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