Santa Rosa Man, 73, Victim in Fatal Accident
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, December 17th
December 19, 2018- According to the Riverside County Coroner, a man identified as Charles Griswold, 73, was fatally injured in an accident earlier this week on Monday.
The only information provided at this time is that the collision took place at roughly 9:15 a.m. at the cross streets of 4th Avenue and Intake Boulevard which is also referred to as Highway 95.
It remains unclear whether Griswold was the driver of a vehicle, a passenger, or a pedestrian as those details were not provided in the report.
Following the incident, Griswold was rushed to Palo Verde Hospital, where he tragically succumbed to his injuries as precisely 10:30 a.m.
No additional information has been disclosed as the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office – Palm Desert division is the agency handling the investigation.
*Johnson Attorneys Group’s condolences remain with the family members and all friends of Mr. Charles Griswold. We hope they are brought peace and comfort at this time.
Riverside County Wrongful Death Attorney
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions here. Was this a single or multi-vehicle accident? Was the victim the driver or a passenger? Was either alcohol or drugs involved possibly serving as a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Were any involved motorists negligent in any other way? Were there any other motorists injured in the collision? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family members of Mr. Charles Griswold may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against an at-fault party pending how the investigation turns out. Immediate family of the victim would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
If you have lost a loved one following a tragic accident, contact our Riverside County wrongful death lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden tragic loss. Contact us today at 855-703-4186.
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