“Overturned vehicle on I-95 leaves one injured, one dead”

October 7, 2014- Richmond, Va.

Richmond police officers responded to an overturned vehicle near the Douglasdale Road exit off Interstate 95 early Tuesday morning.

One individual was discovered dead at the scene of the single-vehicle wreck. Another individual was transported to a hospital with unreported injuries. The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.

Single-car accidents are usually assumed to be the fault of the driver. If that is the case, the passenger may take legal action against the driver by making a personal injury claim.

However, it is possible that the cause of the accident not the fault of the driver; rather, a defective car part, poorly maintained roadways, the negligent driving of vehicle that did not result in collision, or even a deer darting across the Interstate may have caused the accident.

An experienced personal injury attorney must be ready to investigate all possible causes for the wreck in order to ensure justice for the injured victim and/or loved ones of the decedent.