6 children passengers of a mini van were injured following a crash on Highway 99 in Ceres on Monday, June 10, 2019. 3 of these children, including the child most severely injured, were not wearing seatbelts nor were seated in car seats. There were reportedly 9 people that were occupants of the Chrysler mini van. However, the said vehicle can only hold at most 8 people only. The mini van rear ended a Chevrolet Tahoe in a 45 miles per hour stop and go traffic on Highway 99. The crash apparently took place a few minutes after 1:30 pm near the Service road. It was not clear if the 2 adult women passengers of the vehicle were wearing seatbelts. These 2 passengers were identified as Blanca Marez, 35, and Aurelia Martinez, 30. Marez sustained a broken leg and jaw. Martinez sustained minor injuries. The lone occupant and driver of the Chevrolet, 61-year old Joseph Volk, was wearing a seatbelt and did not sustain any injuries.
If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group Injury & Accident Lawyers can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.
Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.
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