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San Francisco, CA – Seven Injured on Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco, CA – Seven Injured by Exposure on Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco, CA (September 14, 2020) – An incident following a vehicle collision on the Golden Gate Bridge left several people, including California Highway Patrol officers, injured.

At around 11:45 a.m., on September 13, the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an incident on the Golden Gate Bridge. Reports show that a suspected-impaired driver crashed their vehicle into a moveable median barrier at the toll plaza for the Golden Gate Bridge.

Officers and firefighters arrived at the scene and located the driver unconscious. They removed the victim and were attempting to move the vehicle when two CHP officers and the tow truck driver became incapacitated due to an apparent fentanyl exposure. Two other officers responded to the scene with a Golden Gate Bridge Patrol officer. These three victims began to feel ill after administering Narcan to the first three victims.

All six victims, as well as the driver of the vehicle, were transported to area hospitals for treatment of injuries. The driver of the vehicle faces several charges.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

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

Dangerous Exposures in California

Every year, thousands of people throughout the United States are left with debilitating injuries and pain and suffering due to being exposed to chemicals and other harmful substances. In many cases, victims exposed to harmful chemicals suffer breathing problems. Chemicals can cause burning to the throat and lungs. When dangerous chemicals come in contact with the skin, it can cause severe injuries, skin and muscle damages, nerve problems, and permanent scarring. The consequences of chemical exposure injuries are not only physical. Many injured victims experience emotional distress, depression, anxiety, and even stress moving forward.

The unfortunate truth is that negligent storage practices, improper training, and various other circumstances can create dangerous environments for guests and workers. Being seriously injured can completely derail your life. One of the best decisions you can make after suffering an injury is to select a knowledgeable and competent legal team who will meticulously pursue your case to ensure you are able to get the justice you deserve. Reaching out to a premises liability attorney in California at your earliest convenience is a critical step toward protecting your legal rights after being harmed.

Attorney Weiss at the Law Offices of William E. Weiss has more than 30-years of experience helping victims throughout northern California get the justice and compensation they deserve after being harmed in an accident. California personal injury attorney William E. Weiss provides competent and effective legal representation to ensure victims are able to move forward from their accidents in the best position imaginable. Our team will investigate the circumstances surrounding your accident to determine how negligence lead to your injuries. We provide aggressive legal representation to ensure you are able to maximize your recoveries so you are able to receive the medical treatment you need to recover. If you were injured in an accident as a result of a negligent party, contact California accident lawyer Weiss directly by calling (415) 235-7060 to explore legal options available for you. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to determine the best legal options available to help you recover.

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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