Mandy Robbins, 43, Seriously Injured in Head-On Crash on Highway 29
LAKEPORT (September 7, 2018) – A driver was seriously injured after a traffic collision along Highway 29 on Thursday morning, according to The Press Democrat.
The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Mandy Robbins, of Upper Lake.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said Robbins was driving a 2007 GMC Yukon south on Highway 29 when she was hit head-on by a 1999 Mazda pickup truck.
Scott Womble, 31, Also Hurt in Lakeport Car Crash
The truck driven by 31-year-old Scott Womble was north on the highway, a two-way road, at about 50 to 55 mph when he allegedly failed to see a long line of stopped cars in front of him.
The Kelseyville man the swerved left into oncoming traffic and struck the GMC. The accident took place at about 7:55 a.m., north of Ackley Road.
CHP reported that both Robbins and Womble were flown to a trauma center outside the county with injuries considered as major. Their condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating the incident.
Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, there are several questions that need to be resolved in order to determine the cause of the crash. According to officials, the male driver of the Mazda pickup was not able to notice the stopped vehicles ahead of him. Was the driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was he reckless or negligent at some point?
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, Mandy Robbins 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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