Police are learning more about the tragic San Francisco rollover accident that killed a 16-year-old boy in San Francisco. According to reports, Kevin San was heading to school Friday morning when another car slammed into his family’s minivan.The driver of the van has been booked with vehicular manslaughter not involving drugs or alcohol, with gross negligence.
If you or a loved one has been injured in any type of motor vehicle accident, it is critical to contact an experienced San Francisco personal injury attorney right away.
In certain situations drivers responsible for car accidents that result in personal injuries or deaths may be found both criminally responsible and civilly liable. For example, drunk drivers may be found guilty in criminal courts and be required to pay fines or spend time in jail. Further, if their actions injure another person, they may be held liable in a civil negligence or wrongful death lawsuit and be required to pay damages. Damages may include medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and emotional distress.
Here in addition to San’s fatal injuries the accident injured San’s His mother and sister, as well as three other people who were in a different vehicle. The driver of the speeding SUV suffered minor injuries. She was booked into San Francisco County Jail later in the day. Along with facing vehicular manslaughter charges, she’s also been cited for several vehicle code violations. Whether she will face any civil negligencecharges is unknown.
If you or a loved one has been injured in any type of San Francisco accident please call an experienced Stockton personal injury lawyer for an immediate consultation.