1 Injured Eureka Crash at Walnut and Hemlock Thursday
EUREKA (August 9, 2018) – According to California Highway Patrol dispatch team, a traffic collision occurred in the area of Walnut Drive and Hemlock Street on Thursday afternoon.
The accident involving two vehicles took place shortly after 1:20 p.m.
CHP received a call about a Kia Rio and black Toyota 4Runner which for an unknown reason collided at the intersection of Walnut Drive and Hemlock Street.
Car Crash at Walnut Drive and Hemlock Street in Eureka
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to at least one person who was found injured as a result of the wreck.
The patient, whose name was not disclosed, suffered minor injuries upon impact. It was not specified in the report whether the victim was treated at the crash site or was hospitalized for further aid.
Meanwhile, the dispatch mentioned that one of the cars involved was abandoned by its driver. The information has not been yet confirmed by CHP. The investigation is ongoing.
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In this case, there are several questions that need to be resolved in order to determine the cause of the crash. Was the driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Who had the right of way? Did any of the drivers involved show recklessness or negligence at some point?
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim of an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will answer all your questions and bring our expertise to your case. Call us at 800-235-6801 for a free consultation.