UPS Truck Collides with Sedan
PALM SPRINGS (November 1, 2018)- According to KESQ News, a collision involving a UPS truck and a sedan this morning at roughly 9:30 a.m.
The collision occurred on Gene Autry Trail between Seven Lake and Mesquite Avenue.
No details were made available in regards to the cause and what exactly happened as both drivers sustained injuries.
The driver of the sedan suffered moderate injuries while the UPS driver sustained minor injuries.
Both vehicles were towed away from the scene. The UPS truck initially began to catch fire during the towing process but the blaze was quickly extinguished by firefighters who were fortunately still present at the scene.
No additional information has been made available at this time.
Palm Springs Injury Accident Lawyer
Pending the investigation, UPS could be held liable for the collision. Authorities will examine photos that were taken of the scene as well as compiled evidence will help investigators determine the ultimate cause of the collision. Police officials will look into all potential factors including speed, the possible involvement of alcohol or drugs, or whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by all 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, those who suffered injuries following a collision may be entitled file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver or entity responsible for a given collision. Those not found liable 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 the victim of an auto collision, contact our Palm Springs personal injury accident law firm today and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance necessary to get your life back on track. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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