2 Injured in Highgrove Crash at Center Street and Garfield Avenue
HIGHGROVE (September 25, 2018) – Two were hospitalized after a traffic collision in the area of Center Street and Garfield Avenue on Tuesday morning, according to Riverside County Fire Department.
The accident was reported at about 9:44 a.m.
A statement released online by the Riverside County Fire Department, for an unknown reason two vehicles collided at the intersection of Center Street and Garfield Avenue. The cars sustained moderate damage as a result of the crash.
Car Crash at Center Street and Garfield Avenue Tuesday
Firefighters responded to the scene and found two victims trapped inside both of the vehicles involved. The two patients were then extricated from the wreckage and were then taken by ground ambulances to area hospitals for treatment.
One patient suffered moderate injuries while the other had minor wounds upon impact. Their names and condition at this time were not immediately released.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the incident.
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A forensic examination of the two vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of each driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by both vehicles, such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
The injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyer for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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