2 Injured in Helicopter Crash Along Highway 108
OAKDALE (July 25, 2018) – Two people were injured when a helicopter crashed along Highway 108 Tuesday afternoon, according to the Modesto Bee.
As per the article, the incident originally was reported in Tuolumne County, but the location is along Highway 108 near the Stanislaus County line.
Injury Helicopter Crash Tuesday in Oakdale
Shortly after 5:50 p.m., medical personnel arrived at the scene and found at least two people in the wreckage. Primary reports indicated both parties suffered injuries of unknown extent as a result of the crash.
Officials said it is still being determined where the helicopter was headed at the time of the incident. No other details were immediately released.
Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine liability in the injury accident.
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A forensic examination of the helicopter involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators to determine the party or entity responsible for the crash. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether the pilot was distracted, or operating the helicopter recklessly prior to crash? Was there an engine malfunction? Did the weather contribute to the incident? Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing officials to finalize an accident report.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an aircraft accident, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorney Group. We have law offices located all throughout California that you may reach at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and we will provide you with a free consultation and help you take the right steps following your sudden traumatic accident.
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