According to a report by NBC 7, on the morning of November 9, a 91-year-old man and a 79-year-old woman were involved in a single-vehicle wreck in Carlsbad. Investigating officers stated that the man was pronounced dead at the scene, while the woman was transported to Scripps La Jolla Hospital with serious injuries.
The crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. in the 2700 block of Monroe Street. Allegedly, the vehicle swerved into the opposite lane and proceeded to collide into the trees on the side of the road. No other vehicles were involved.
As of the date of the report, the names of the victims have not been released. Investigators do not believe that alcohol was a factor in the accident.
After the accident, police diverted traffic from Monroe Street between Marron Road and Hospital Way for several hours.
Although many single-vehicle accidents are contributed to driver error, it is not the only causal factor. A motorist may lose control of their vehicle due to a defective part or a road may be so badly designed that accidents are nearly inevitable. In such cases, a victim or their loved ones may bring a lawsuit against the responsible auto manufacturer or government entity, depending on the circumstances.
Families who have lost loved ones in an auto accident may recover both economic and non-economic damages, including the following:
- Medical and funeral expenses
- All past and projected future loss of earnings and support
- Loss of services
- Loss of love, comfort, society, companionship, affection and moral support
- And more
There is nothing that can make up for the death of a loved one; however, the recovery process can be made easier with help from the compassionate Carlsbad wrongful death lawyers at Jurewitz Law Group. We are ready to fight aggressively on your behalf to ensure you get the full and fair compensation you need and deserve to secure future stability. To receive a no-cost consultation, call us today at (888) 233-5020.
Ross Jurewitz is the founder and managing lawyer of the Jurewitz Law Group, a San Diego personal injury attorney law firm. These San Diego injury accident lawyers specialize in helping people seriously injured in a variety of accidents throughout San Diego County and California.
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