CALIFORNIA LEGAL BLOG

Single-Vehicle Crash Caused SoCal Power Outage

A single-vehicle crash was reported on Tuesday, January 5th in Sand Canyon. Los Angeles County Fire Department was the first responder at the scene. The incident happened at about 10:30 a.m. between Live Oak Springs and Sand Canyon roads. A silver sedan had collided with a nearby electric pole. Although the pole did not fall down, it was damaged enough to cause a blackout to over 2,000 people in Southern California. The sedan was also severely broken from the collision. It is unknown how many people were occupying the vehicle during the time of the incident, however, no one was injured. Authorities are further investigating the circumstances of the crash.

Can You File A Claim If Your Property Was Damaged in a Single-Vehicle Crash?

Whether you can file a property damage claim after a single-vehicle crash depends on whether you are the driver. If you are the driver, then any property damage caused by your single-vehicle crash will only be covered by your auto insurance if you have a personal injury protection provision included in your insurance policy. However, if you are a property owner instead, whose belongings have been damaged due to the action of a negligent driver, then you have the right to pursue a property damage claim against the driver involved. To know more about how to start this legal process, call us today at (800) 310-1606 to get a free consultation with one of our experienced automobile accident lawyers.

Source: Signal SCV

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