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Several Planes Damaged After DUI Driver Crash

A 54-year-old male driver crashed several parked airplanes on the Reid-Hillview Airport runway after he breached the fence of the airport. Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office is the lead investigator of the case. The incident took place on Monday, November 9th, just before 5:00 p.m., not far from the airport’s main runway. According to authorities, the man was eastbound on Cunningham Avenue, driving an SUV, when he crashed into the airport’s fence. After passing several runways, he later crashed into a parked Piper Comanche airplane, which moved because of the impact, and later damaged two other airplanes. No one but the driver was injured in the crash. The man required hospitalization for his injuries. Authorities suspected him of driving under the influence.

What Can You Do If You Were Injured in an Automobile Crash While Working?

Generally, if you are an employee who was injured while working, your company is obligated to cover for your personal injury treatment. You also have the option to pursue a claim against the driver responsible. You should expect to find a lawyer to represent you as an individual, however, and not rely on your company’s legal department to advise on your behalf. If you’d like to get in touch with a lawyer who has experience litigating car accidents, call us at (800) 310-1606 to get a free consultation today.

Source: East Bay Times

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