SAN DIEGO CO., CA – A driver was killed in a single-vehicle crash following a police pursuit in North County early this morning.
According to Fox 5 San Diego, the driver was fleeing deputies in a pickup truck carrying pool chemicals when the truck slammed into a utility pole near Cannon Road and Lake Boulevard.
The suspect suffered fatal injuries in the wreck
A large plume of chemicals formed as a result of the crash, causing a serious situation for clean up crews. A sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized after inhaling some of the chemicals. The extent of their injuries are unclear.
The actions you take in the time following a traffic accident are critical when it comes to your personal injury case. If you are not injured, the first thing you should do is pull your vehicle safely to the side of the road. Begin to collect evidence and contact local authorities to write an official crash report and to assess any injuries. Next, exchange contact information with the other person involved. You should also gather as much evidence from the scene as you can, such as photos and videos. Finally, get in touch with the San Diego car accident lawyers at HHJ Trial Attorneys to find out if you could be eligible for financial compensation. We can be reached online or by phone at 1-888-50-LAWFIRM.