A 17-year old boy driving a pickup truck broadsided another vehicle, killing the 68-year old driver and injuring the driver's wife.
Statistics state that side impact accidents can be more severe because the sides of vehicles often have less protection from an impact than the front or back of a vehicle. Victims risk severe injuries because the side of a vehicle can crumple, allowing broken glass and sharp metal to come at them.
In cases where an accident results in death, it is wise for the family to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. Contact an experienced San Bernardino Personal Injury attorney who can answer any questions you may have regarding your case.