Elderly Injured After Car Crash Near Ortega Avenue
LAKE ELSINORE (May 16, 2018) – Injuries were reported following a traffic collision on Highway 74, also known as Ortega Highway, Wednesday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol dispatch, two vehicles crashed for unknown reasons on the highway, just west of Grand Avenue. One of the vehicles was identified as a green Toyota 4Runner.
Car Accident Wednesday in Lake Elsinore
As per the CHP log, a burgundy vehicle was also at the accident scene. Paramedics found an elderly inside that vehicle, and the man was apparently bleeding to his forehead. The name of the injured party, and his condition at this time remained unknown.
No additional details have been yet released on the conditions of other parties involved in the crash.
Authorities continue to work at this time to determine how and why the collision took place.
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A forensic examination of the green Toyota 4Runner and the other vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic collision and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Riverside County car accident lawyer. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.