NEWPORT BEACH, California – A visiting Taiwanese family was rescued by bystanders from their sinking rental van Jan. 13 after it was knocked off the Balboa vehicle ferry by a black Mercedez Benz, according to the Newport Beach Police Department.
According to police, about 9 a.m., A 47-year-old Balboa Island woman struck the minivan as she was driving onto the ferry. The minivan was already parked and waiting on the ferry. The minivan breached the ferry’s safety bar and fell into Newport Bay, police said. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this incident, and the driver of the Mercedes Benz was not cited. The incident is being investigated as a marine accident.
Local boat owners immediately went out to rescue the family. The rescued family members were Chang, Kuo-Hsuan, 36 years, Chu, Lung-Hsn, 37 years, their daughter Chang, Ping Chung, 6 years, and son Chang, Ko Chan, 4 years.
Have you been injured in a California or Nevada car accident by a negligent driver? Do you need a California Personal Injury Law Firm? Are you searching for a Nevada Personal Injury Law Firm? For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Seegmiller Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients injured in serious traffic accidents. Our legal team has also handled hundreds of wrongful death claims for families of victims killed in traffic accidents. Indeed, the car accident law firm has a proven track record supported by settlements ranging from several thousand dollars to millions.
Seegmiller is a California Personal Injury Law Firm with a track record of proven results. There is no cost to clients until our experienced team of lawyers and legal professionals have won your case. Finding the best car accident attorney can mean you will get the settlement you need to get your life back on track. Compensation for your injuries, loss of wages and pain and suffering can’t take away the trauma of the accident, but it can help you rebuild your life.
Call us today at 1-877-426-0695 to speak with our car accident law firm. Seegmiller Law Firm has offices in California including its headquarters in Irvine. We also have offices outside of Orange County to serve you in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and in Las Vegas, Nevada.