Ismail Bath and Mohinder Reehal Seriously Injured in Yuba City Car Crash
CITY (September 3, 2018) – A traffic collision in the area of Highway 99 and O’Banion Road killed one and seriously injured two others Sunday afternoon, according to The Sacramento Bee.
The accident involving two vehicles occurred on September 2 at about 2:30 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said an 80-year-old Roseville man was driving a 1997 Toyota Avalon on O’Banion Road when for an unknown reason he entered Highway 99 and failed to yield to oncoming traffic.
A 2010 Honda Civic driven by Ismail Bath in the slow lane then veered to the left in an attempt to avoid a collision, but ultimately collided with the driver side of the Avalon.
Man, 80, Killed in Yuba City Crash on Highway 99
CHP affirmed that Bath and a passenger in the Toyota, 79-year-old Mohinder Reehal, were both taken to Rideout Memorial Hospital with major injuries.
Meanwhile, the elderly motorist was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
All of the three parties involved were wearing seat belts at the time of the wreck. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We extend our prayers and sincerest thoughts to all the victims and their families and friends during such a difficult time.
Personal Injury Lawyer
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? Why did the elderly driver of the Toyota Avalon suddenly enter the Highway 99? Was he driving recklessly at some point or did he suffer a medical emergency prior to impact?
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 fight aggressively for your legal rights and bring our expertise to your case. Call us at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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