Friday, July 16, 2010

Couple Unharmed after Car Catches Fire on Freeway 22

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a car fire on the westbound 22 at South Glassell Street yesterday afternoon.

According to reports, Charles F. Laning and his wife were travelling on the freeway when they heard an unusual sound in their car’s engine.

They pulled of the freeway and ended up on the right shoulder of Glassell on-ramp.
The couple was able to get out before the car caught fire.

The authorities are now looking at possible auto defects as cause of the car accident.

Investigators should also look at the repair history of the car to see if there have been similar or related problems before.

There has also been some instance where improper repairs on the car’s engine and carburetor have resulted in cars catching fires.

In any case, the possible liable parties in this case could either be the manufacturer for inherent auto defects or the repair shop for improper repairs.

Once the liable party has been identified, Mr. Laning can file a property damage claim to recover compensation that could be used to repair or replace their car.