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Minor Injuries Reported in Traffic Crash on Highway 101 in San Carlos

Minor Injury San Carlos Car Crash on Highway 101 near Holly Street

San Carlos, California (March 30, 2020) – Minor injuries were sustained after a traffic collision on Sunday afternoon in San Carlos, according to a California Highway Patrol dispatch.

The collision occurred on northbound Highway 101, just south of Holly Street, at about 2:10 p.m. Sunday, March 29.

Authorities said a white Toyota Camry and a white Mercedes sedan were involved.

Firefighters along with medical personnel rendered aid to the injured parties. Officials did not release the total number of the wounded parties and their current condition.

Officials said that one of the vehicles had airbags deployed at the time.

The cars were reportedly closing lanes 3, 4 and 5 due to the crash.

The vehicles were towed away from the scene.

No further details concerning this incident were released.

The incident remains under investigation.

According to Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group, a separate investigation by an experienced attorney is necessary to clearly uncover the circumstances surrounding the collision. “An attorney will also help the victim to navigate all the legal processes in pursuit of fair compensation and justice. Car accident claims are rarely straightforward, and, regardless of the circumstances involved, liable insurance companies will often do everything possible to limit their out-of-pocket expenses by either devaluing or outright denying your claim. It is crucial, therefore, that you have an experienced attorney on your side,” said Arin. 

What to Do at the Accident Scene after Crash

  1. Always remain at the scene, relax and don’t panic.
  2. Check if you, your passengers or any other party have injuries and then call an ambulance.
  3. Call the police to document the incident
  4. Take photos of the crash scene
  5. If involved in a minor crash, move the car to the side of the roadway and turn on its hazard lights
  6. Collect details regarding the accident from the witnesses
  7. Don’t sign any documents unless it is from the authorities
  8. Wait for the police to arrive before you can leave the accident scene

What to Do After Leaving the Accident Scene

  1. Contact your insurance company and inform them about the crash
  2. Collect a police report
  3. Keep records of your physical injuries and mental condition
  4. Get a property damage evaluation
  5. Before providing any statements to the other motorist or his or her insurance company, seek a personal injury attorney to advise you legally and protect your rights
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