SAN DIEGO CO., CA – One man was killed and another person was rushed to a local hospital following a head-on collision in the Serra Mesa neighborhood on Thursday.
According to a report by Fox 5, the driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck was heading north on Mission Center Road near Murray Ridge Road when his vehicle veered into the oncoming lane and collided with a Land Rover LR3 that was heading south.
Despite live-saving measures by first responders, the Chevrolet’s driver, a 53-year-old man, died at the scene. The driver of the Land Rover was taken to an area hospital with unspecified injuries.
If you were injured or suffered the loss of a loved one in a San Diego County car accident, it’s essential that you follow some basic guidelines at the scene of the crash, especially if you hope to seek damages. Before you leave the scene, don’t forget to obtain insurance details from all of the drivers involved in the wreck. Additionally, call the police and demand that they dispatch a crew to assess for injuries and to provide you with an official accident report. That report could prove important should you decide to file an insurance claim or initiate a lawsuit. Finally, contact the San Diego car accident lawyers from HHJ Trial Attorneys by calling 1-619-INJURED. Alternately, reach us via our website to request a free case evaluation.
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