A mother and her 8-year-old son died last Thursday after being involved in a collision with two other vehicles in Escondido along East Washington Avenue. According to representatives from the Escondido Police Department, a black Chrysler was moving westbound on East Washington Avenue when it slammed into a silver Toyota attempting to exit and make a left turn. The Toyota with the mother and child inside were slammed up against a fence and pushed into a front yard. A car crash like this can lead to property damage and serious injuries.

Both victims were identified in an unresponsive state and transported to the Palomar Medical Center. According to neighbors, the woman had just picked up her son from an after-school event prior to the Collision happening. It is not yet clear what caused the accident, although neighbors did complain of regular speeding activity on the street.

Washington Avenue near Juniper Street was closed for several hours during the investigation. A car crash like this can have devastating implications for injured individuals. You may never be able to return to work or have to work a much different job in order to pay your bills. Medical bills can be costly and overwhelming, even with health insurance. That’s because even when you do have a comprehensive health insurance plan, you’ll still be responsible for co-pays and deductibles. It can represent a big financial challenge for you to move on with your life when a car crash happens, which is why California personal injury law can protect you.