Humboldt County Car Accident on Highway 36 Thursday
HUMBOLDT COUNTY (July 26, 2018) – A traffic collision took place along Highway 36 near Hayfork on Thursday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported shortly after 1:30 p.m.
CHP first logged the incident when two vehicles collided for an unknown reason on Highway 36. The area where the crash occurred is near the intersection of Highway 3 and Highway 36.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the parties who might have suffered injuries following the crash.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of the two vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the collision. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of each driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by both vehicles such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
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