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Sunday Vehicular Incident in San Jose Injured Eight People

A vehicular incident took place at Grand Century Plaza in San Jose on Sunday, October 11th. A 2000 Toyota 4-Runner struck several occupied outdoor tables in Dynasty Chinese seafood restaurant. The incident took place in the middle of the day. The driver of the vehicle was found to be a 69-year-old man, whose name is not yet disclosed by authorities.

Eight people, including the driver, suffered from injuries of varying degrees, with two among them in critical condition. All of them are currently receiving medical treatment at the hospital. The accident occurred when the driver accidentally sped up his vehicle while he was trying to park at Grand Century Plaza. Authorities confirmed that the driver might have been experiencing medical distress which caused him to lose control of his vehicle.

What Are Your Options if A Medical Condition Caused A Car Accident?

If you are the at-fault driver, and your medical condition caused a car accident to transpire, then you should expect that your auto insurance covers the damages and injuries incurred from the incident to you and the victims. Generally, as a person with a medical condition, insurance providers have already raised your premiums accordingly and thus it is within their sphere of responsibility to approve of any claims that you or your victims make.

If you are a victim instead and was involved in an accident where the automobile was driven by a person with a pre-existing medical condition, you should know that you are nevertheless still entitled to a claim against their insurance provider. If both you and the at-fault driver lives in California, you can be certain that the driver will have auto insurance. If you’d like to discuss your case further with one of our attorneys, call us at (310) 888-0024 for a free consultation that you can get at any time.

Source: CBS San Francisco

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