LAKE ELSINORE, California (June 7, 2017) — At least one person has died and one suffered minor injuries early Tuesday morning in a collision on the southbound Interstate 15 Freeway, just north of Lake Street, a report by the Riverside County Fire Department said.
The fatality took place about 3:03 a.m. on June 6 in the Sycamore Creek area. Firefighters and police responded to the scene, but one person died of their injuries. A second person was treated for minor injuries.
The California Highway Patrol is heading up the investigation into liability.
The law offices of Johnson Attorneys Group are experienced personal injury attorneys who have handled all types of serious injury and wrongful death cases in Riverside County. When a fatal collision is caused due to the negligence of another person, company or government, the family of the individual has grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit. While the California Highway Patrol will head up the investigation, it’s also advisable that a personal injury attorney conduct their own independent one to ensure all possible parties at fault are identified. There could be mechanical problems that contributed to a collision, poor roadway design or an illegally parked vehicle.
If you have legal questions, contact our law offices at 800-235-6801.
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