At Least 1 Taken to Riverside County Regional Med Center
BEAUMONT (August 22, 2017)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a serious collision as reported Tuesday morning on Highway 79 at Lamb Canyon Road.
The incident was reported to have taken place at roughly 9:18 a.m. between a sedan and a dump truck.
Authorities dispatched to the scene described witnessing a vehicle initially smoking which then caught fire within minutes of them arriving at the crash site.
The California Fire Department was also called to the scene whose personnel assisted in extinguishing the flames exhausting from the vehicle.
Per the California Highway Patrol, at least one person suffered injuries as they were transported to Riverside County Regional Medical Center.
No details were provided regarding the cause of the wreck as the No. 1 lane headed southbound remained shut down while wreckage was cleared from the road as police officials perused the scene.
Riverside Personal Injury Lawyer
Highway 79 has been considered one of the most dangerous roads to drive on in Riverside County as there are injury accidents that take place daily every year. JAG Founder James Johnson has handled several auto accident cases over the last two years which have taken place on Highway 79 also referred to as Beaumont Avenue as he is very familiar with the road itself and its dangers.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, injured accident victims may file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault driver seeking compensation for damages including medical expenses, loss of future income, and pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one have been injured in an auto accident in the Riverside County area, contact our experienced personal injury lawyers today at 800-235-6801.
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