Linda Fischer, 78, Seriously Injured in Oakmont Drive Car Accident
SANTA ROSA (November 28, 2018) – Three were hospitalized after a traffic collision along Oakmont Drive near a golf course Wednesday afternoon, according to The Press Democrat.
As per the article, Santa Rosa police said a Kia Rio and a pickup truck collided head-on on Oakmont Drive. The accident occurred at approximately 1:15 p.m. near Oakmont Golf Club.
Physical evidence showed that 76-year-old Clive Egerton was driving his Kia south in the northbound lane when the Oakmont man crashed into the pickup driven by 78-year-old Linda Fischer.
The Rio was forced onto the sidewalk and into a yard, and both cars had damaged front ends upon impact.
Clive Egerton, 76, Also Hurt in Oakmont Car Crash
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to three people who were all taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for treatment.
One of the patients, Fischer, suffered a compound leg fracture and face injuries as a result of the wreck.
The second wounded party might have been Egerton, but officials have not confirmed the information yet. The name and condition of the third person also remained unknown.
The drivers involved are Oakmont residents. Meanwhile, the incident is still under investigation.
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Based on the reports, the male driver of the Kia Rio is accused of driving the wrong way and prompting the collision that led to injuries of the other parties involved. Authorities will continue to investigate and determine whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not the man was speeding prior to impact, whether or not there was a mechanical issue with his car, and whether or not he was distracted or reckless at time of the tragic crash.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this incident, Ms. Linda Fischer and the other injured person will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
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