San Francisco news reports that at least 10 passengers were injured in a ferry accident this past weekend when the boat carrying passengers to Oakland hit a piling at Pier 41.
The accident remains under investigation. One passenger aboard the ferry noted, "I kind of saw it coming. A lot of people didn't, and it just hit the pylon and I saw kids flying, and it was pretty bad."
The types of injuries ranged from mild to severe and included neck injuries and back injuries. If you have been injured in any type of personal injury accident, consulting with an experienced San Francisco personal injury lawyer is important to determine your next steps.
As with most injury accidents, several questions remain concerning the circumstances leading up to the collision. For example – was this an instance of driver/operator error? Were there any policies or procedures that weren't followed? Did any third party actions create the danger? Was the ferry is good working order?
Whenever an accident occurs conducting a thorough investigation of all of the factors that may be implicated provides is important to give you a complete understand of just what happened and help ensure you receive all the compensation you deserve.
For more information or if you or a loved one has been injured in any type of personal injury accident, contact the dedicated San Francisco personal injury attorneys at Bostwick & Peterson, LLP for an immediate consultation.