Pregnant Woman, 23, Badly Injured in Crash at Conejo and Elm
CARUTHERS (December 16, 2018) – A pregnant woman was hospitalized after a traffic collision at the intersection of Conejo and Elm avenues Saturday evening, according to The Fresno Bee.
The accident involving two vehicles occurred on December 15 at around 6:20 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a Honda was going east on Conejo Avenue when its driver allegedly ran a stop sign on Elm Avenue.
The car then hit another Honda which was traveling north on Elm at the time.
Caruthers Car Crash at Conejo and Elm Avenues
The northbound vehicle was carrying the 23-year-old pregnant Riverdale woman and three other people when the wreck took place.
Paramedics responded to the scene and took the woman by ground ambulance to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno to be treated for moderate injuries.
The name and condition of the victim remained unknown. Meanwhile, the report did not mention if any other party was hurt as a result of the crash.
Authorities are still investigating the incident.
Fresno County Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the news report, a driver is accused of running a red light and causing the collision that led to the injuries of an innocent party involved. Authorities will continue to investigate the crash and will determine whether or not driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs was a factor, whether or not excessive speed or distracted driving played a role, and whether or not the motorist who allegedly prompted the wreck was reckless at the time of the incident.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the pregnant woman will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income and pain and suffering.
If you have been hurt in an auto accident, contact our experienced Fresno County personal injury lawyer for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.