2 Hurt in Mecca Truck Accident on 10 Freeway
RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. (July 19, 2018) — Two people were injured Wednesday afternoon in a collision between a van and a big rig truck on the Interstate 10 Freeway, just east of the Cactus City Rest Area, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to the location where they found two people trapped in a vehicle. One of the people suffered major injuries and the other minor injuries. The more seriously injured person was airlifted to a hospital by the CHP’s H60 helicopter.
The truck driver was not injured in the collision.
Truck Accident Investigation
At this time, we do not know what caused this collision. There are certainly many unanswered questions about what led to the vehicles colliding. It’s unknown whether or not drugs and or alcohol were factors or mechanical problems with either vehicle.
We offer our prayers to all those injured in hopes of a full recovery.
If a negligent driver or another entity is at fault for a collision resulting in injuries to you or a loved one, there may be grounds for a personal injury or wrongful death claim. While this is always a personal decision, for many the financial losses associated with a traffic accident are significant.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a California traffic accident, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and guide you every step of the way. Give our office a call at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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