6 Injured After Car Crashes Into Goodwill Store on Imperial Highway
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Tuesday, October 9th
October 9, 2018 – Injuries were reported after a car plowed into a thrift shop on E. Imperial Highway Tuesday afternoon, according to ABC News.
The accident happened at about 4:12 p.m. in the 1101 E. Imperial Highway.
Primary reports indicated 88-year-old woman lost control of her white Chevrolet Suburban and crashed into a Chevrolet Yukon parked in front of the Goodwill store.
The impact reportedly forced both vehicles to plow into the thrift shop.
When medical personnel arrived at the location, they immediately rendered aid to several parties who appeared to be injured in the accident. As per the article, at least six unidentified people suffered minor to moderate injuries in the crash.
The names of the victims, and their conditions at this time have not been disclosed thus far.
Detectives handling the case continue to work to determine the precise circumstances that led to the accident.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of the two vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. While it appears that the elderly driver of the white Chevrolet Suburban will be held fully responsible for causing the accident, authorities will thoroughly look into whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers did not yield to the right of way motorist. 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, the victim(s) will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, and pain and suffering.
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