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Sacramento, CA – Person Injured in Boat Crash on Sacramento River

Sacramento, CA – Person Injured in Boat Crash on Sacramento River

Sacramento, CA (September 22, 2020) – An accident reported in the Sacramento area on Sunday sent one person to an area hospital with injuries. On September 20, the Sacramento Fire Department responded to the scene of an accident on the Sacramento River.

Reports from authorities show that a boat was on the river when it became involved in a collision for unknown reasons. Two people were on the boat at the time of the crash. Both victims were injured in the accident.

Medical personnel rendered aid to the victims at the scene of the accident. One victim required further treatment for their injuries. The victim was transported to an area hospital to undergo emergency medical treatment. At this time, the crash remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Boat Accidents in California

People throughout California use motor vehicles daily for recreation and professional business. Generally, boats, like cars, trucks, and SUVs are considered to be safe, reliable, and effective. Regardless of the number of safety features new boats are developed to contain, we continue to see people injured in boating accidents. Many victims involved in accidents throughout the state of California are injured while using boats as a method of transportation. Accidents in boats can be extremely challenging. Not only do victims have to deal with their pain and suffering, but they also have the add challenges presented from being out in the water and away from safety. As a result, many victims sustain drowning injuries or have to spend extensive time out on the water before being rescued.

In some cases, victims are able to go on with their lives with minimal interruption. This is not always the case. In fact, thousands of accident victims suffer life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment, surgery, and therapy. Tens of thousands of Californians are hospitalized and forced to spend weeks off work to recover from their injuries. When victims are injured in accidents, it is crucial that they reach out to a boat accident attorney in California as soon as possible to protect their legal rights. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the costs they face moving forward.

Working with a skilled and aggressive legal team in the aftermath of your accident can make a world of difference for your ability to hold wrongdoers accountable and maximize your recoveries. San Francisco Bay Area personal injury lawyer William E. Weiss has extensive experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve after being harmed. Our attorneys provide aggressive and competent legal representation for clients to ensure they are in the best position imaginable to recover. If you were injured as a result of a negligent individual, contact California accident lawyer William E. Weiss directly by calling (415) 235-7060 to explore legal options available for you. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss how we can help you get justice and compensation for your injuries.

Notes:  Our firm uses outside sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to various news sources, police reports, traffic incident reports, and first-hand accounts about accidents and the injuries involved.  For this reason, the details surrounding the accidents that we report about have not been independently verified by our writers and staff.  If there is any incorrect or false information in this post, please contact us immediately and will change the post to reflect the most accurate information available. 

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