A two-vehicle crash was reported to have occurred in Castaic on Wednesday, October 21st. Los Angeles County Fire Department is one of the first responders at the scene. The crash happened near Hillcrest Parkway and Olympic Street just before 5:30 p.m. The vehicles were two SUV of unknown models, one silver-colored and one red-colored. The red SUV was overturned. One person sustained injuries of unknown severity which required hospitalization.
Are SUVs More Prone to Single-Vehicle Crashes?
Although we cannot directly determine that all SUVs are more prone to single-vehicle crashes, it is known that from all types of automobiles, SUVs are more likely to be involved in fatal single-vehicle crashes. They are especially susceptible to crashes where vehicles are overturned. Whether this is caused by faulty design or lack of passenger safety equipment is not known, since it can only be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you feel that your SUV single-vehicle crash was caused by bad equipment, you should know that you can pursue a product liability claim. To know more about the legal process that entails to file this type of claim, call us at (800) 310-1606 to get a free consultation.
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