Palermo Major Injury Car Accident at Palermo and Lone Tree Roads, Thursday
PALERMO (November 16, 2017)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a major injury collision involving a two vehicles was reported this morning at or near the intersection of Palermo and Lone Tree roads.
CHP officials were notified of the collision which comprised of two vehicles at roughly 6:30 a.m.
Authorities disclosed that upon their arrival one of the vehicles possibly a black Hyundai Accident was flipped over onto its roof with a woman trapped inside. The other vehicle was either a Ford pickup truck or Expedition.
Palermo Car Crash Thursday, November 16th
The report did not specify which vehicle it was but either the Hyundai or the Ford completely left the roadway and went approximately 75 feet down an embankment off the side of the road.
Per CHP officials, a stop sign and at least one either power pole and street light were knocked over and potentially sheared as oil and wreckage littered the road.
At least one person suffered major injuries while at least one other person was moderately injured. Both victims were transported to hospitals as an emergency life flight helicopter landed at the scene to expedite at least one of the two victims.
Details regarding the cause of the collision were not shared in the report. California Highway Patrol will man the investigation to decipher what exactly happened here in this incident and why.
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A forensic examination of each vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, all injured victims not responsible for causing this collision will have the means to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Each of the injured victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, and lost future income.
If you or a loved one have been injured in an auto accident and are looking for answers on what steps to take, contact our Butte County area personal injury auto accident lawyers today 800-235-6801 at and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance needed to get your life back on track.
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