News: One killed by wrong-way driver in El Cajon

EL CAJON, CA – One person was killed by an accident caused by a wrong-way driver in El Cajon, East County News reports. 

The accident occurred on westbound State Route 52. A 23-year-old woman in a grey Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling east in the westbound lanes when she struck a red Honda sedan around 2:40 a.m.

The man in the sedan was killed in the crash. The woman sustained minor injuries and was hospitalized.

It is not clear why the woman was in the wrong lane or whether she will face charges.

Your actions in the time following an accident can affect not only your health, but also your ability to be financially compensated for your injuries, damaged property, pain and suffering, and more.  First, make sure everyone inside your vehicle is safe, then exchange contact information with the other driver. Contact emergency responders so that police can make an official report of the incident and paramedics can assess any injuries suffered as a result. Finally, contact an experienced San Diego car accident lawyer from HHJ Trial Attorneys to discuss your legal options with a member of our premier legal team. We can be reached through our online contact form or by phone at 1-888-50-LAWFIRM.

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