San Diego pileup accident involved serious injuries
Several drivers and their passengers were injured when a pileup accident at a Clairemont intersection occurred. Two drivers were trapped inside of their vehicles when the accident crumpled their cars inward, leading to severe injuries. The accident occurred on Genesee Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Officials reported that a southbound driver did not yield to a line of stationary vehicles at a stoplight, resulting in multiple collisions.
There were seven vehicles involved in the accident, including SUVs and trucks. There were an additional three sedans in the crash. Emergency responders spent half an hour freeing a man and woman trapped in their respective vehicles.
Two victims were taken to a local hospital for treatment of their major injuries, while multiple others received medical attention for more minor injuries. Roadways near the accident scene remained blocked by emergency vehicles and debris until the evening.
At Ritter & Associates, our San Diego car accident attorneys understand that being in a collision creates a high stress situation. If you were left with medical expenses and lost wages due to injuries you sustained in an accident, contact our office to find out if you are eligible for compensation from the responsible party. Call us at (619) 296-0123 today.