On Sunday, November 1st, a single-vehicle crash occurred on Hudson Ranch Road. California Highway Patrol was the first responder at the scene. The vehicle involved was a 2006 Chevrolet Corvette. The Chevrolet was traveling on Hudson Ranch Road, near Highway 99, when the driver, a 42-year-old man named Vyacheslav Knyazev, lost control of his vehicle and drove it towards a nearby gorge. The Chevrolet then crashed into a tree and was overturned due to the impact of the crash. The vehicle was on fire and the flame spread into a vegetation area in the vicinity of the crash location. Knyazev survived the crash, though he sustained severe injuries and required hospitalization.
What Can You Do As a Victim in a Single-Vehicle Crash?
If you were a victim in a single-vehicle crash, you may think that you don’t have any legal recourse available to you. Well, you may be wrong. It depends on whether you were the driver or passenger during the incident. If you were a passenger, you can file a claim against the driver responsible. Drivers in California must have auto insurance, and most auto insurances include coverage for passengers. The amount of payout can vary, but you shouldn’t shy away from choosing this action – that is why drivers pay auto insurance in the first place. If you want to know more about what you need to prepare if you want to file a claim as a passenger victim in a single-vehicle crash, call us at (800) 310-1606 to get a free consultation today.
Source: Taft Midway Driller