A woman driving the wrong way on Route 50 in Arlington, Virginia (VA), caused a multicar accident in which the driver of a car that rolled over suffered injuries and had to be cut out of the vehicle. According to WUSA9, the victim of the head-on collision had to be taken toVirginia Medical Center for treatment.
What caused the at-fault driver to travel the wrong way? The answer is still unknown but reports indicate that she may have had a medical condition.
The at-fault driver can still be held liable for this accident, even if she did have a medical condition. The critical factor will be whether she knew of her medical condition, consciously disregarded the health risks, and decided to operate a vehicle. The injured victim in this accident may have grounds to pursue damages through a personal injury claim.