Several Injured in Solo Vehicle Rollover Collision
FORT BRAGG (October 8, 2018)- According to California Highway Patrol officials, a major injury solo vehicle collision was reported this afternoon on Highway 20 also referred to as Ford Bragg-Willits Road.
Authorities confirmed the accident to have occurred at roughly 1:00 p.m.
At this time, it remains unclear what happened as the vehicle’s driver appeared to have lost control allowing it to flip over leaving three injured parties inside all described as juveniles or young adults.
All three victims were confirmed to have sustained serious injuries and were rushed to local area hospital as a result via ambulance. They have not been identified at this time.
CHP officials remained on scene as of 3:00 p.m.
No additional details have been disclosed as the incident is under investigation.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of both the vehicle and the motorcycle, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine what caused the driver of the vehicle to lose control and crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast the driver was going and if they were driving recklessly, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the vehicle itself. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicle such as point of impact, final resting position, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, injured passengers will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver of the vehicle. Personal injury accident victims who are not held at fault have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income and loss future income due to work absence from injury.
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