Teenagers Diego Valadez and Ricardo Valadez Injured in Guerneville Crash Near Guernewood Road
GUERNEVILLE, Sonoma County (February 8, 2018) – Three teenagers were injured in a solo-vehicle collision on Neeley Road near Guernewood Road, according to the Press Democrat.
The accident took place on February 4, Sunday, at approximately 7:45 p.m.
Initial reports indicated that 16-year-old Gabriel Pineda was driving a top‑down convertible Ford Mustang when for unknown reasons, he lost control of the vehicle on Neeley Road.
The Mustang then veered off the roadway and went up an embankment. It reportedly landed on its wheels after it rolled multiple times, near Guernewood Road.
First responder immediately attended to the three teenagers found at the scene. As per the article, two minor passengers were hurt following the crash. The two victims, 15-year-old Diego Valadez, and 18-year-old Ricardo Valadez, were reportedly taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Meanwhile, Pineda was apparently unharmed in the wreck. Officials said Pineda was in violation of his provisional driver’s license. It was not disclosed if the driver was taken into custody after the incident.
At this time, the exact cause of the collision remains under investigation.
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It is imperative that all motor-vehicle operators practice precautionary measures and follow traffic regulations while traversing the road. Factors such as speeding, and distracted driving or negligence often play a role in the occurrence of traffic incidents.
In this specific case, authorities are still gathering more information to determine what actually led to the crash. If the investigation process proves that Mr. Gabriel Pineda has been negligent in any way and has caused the rollover crash that led to the injuries of his passengers, then the families of the victims may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault.
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