Amarpreet Ladhar and Russell McCloskey Seriously Injured in Highway 99 Accident
YUBA CITY (July 14, 2018) – Two drivers were seriously injured after a traffic collision in the area of Highway 99 and O’banion Road on Monday evening, according to Appeal-Democrat.
The accident took place on July 9 at about 5:23 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said 29-year-old Amarpreet Ladhar was driving north on Highway 99 approaching O’Banion Road when at the same time 43-year-old Russell McCloskey was approaching from the south.
Car Accident on Highway 99 and O’Banion Road
For an unknown reason, the two motorists apparently collided head-on. It was not specified in the report who was at-fault in the cras.
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to both parties who suffered major injuries following the wreck. Ladhar was flown to Sutter Roseville while McCloskey was transported by ground ambulance to UC Davis Medical Center for treatment.
Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that the two drivers were wearing their seatbelts when the collision occurred. Ladhar is from Benicia while McCloskey is an Oroville resident.
Authorities are gathering more information and evidence to determine what exactly caused the incident.
Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, there are several questions that need to be resolved in order to determine the liability in the crash. Was the driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Who had the right of way? Did any of the drivers involved show recklessness or negligence at some point?
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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