Injuries Reported in Collision
MONTAGUE (August 9, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, an injurious collision involving two cars took place before noon today at the intersection of Oberlin and Montague Grenada roads.
At roughly 11:21 a.m., an alleged Honda Pilot and a Chevy sedan collided with each other leaving several parties hurt.
Due to the severity of the accident, several Good Samaritan motorists stopped and pulled over to provide assistance until emergency personnel arrived.
The dispatch report read that the Chevy sedan incurred serious damage to its driver side while the Honda Pilot sustained significant front end damage.
2 Injured, 1 Taken to Fairchild Medical Center
At least two people were transported via ambulance. One was confirmed to have been taken to Fairchild Medical Center, according to authorities.
At this time, the cause of the accident remains unclear, however, this does appear to have been a broadside collision as CHP officials are currently on scene as of 12:45 p.m. investigating.
Siskiyou County Personal Injury Car Accident Attorney
A forensic examination of each vehicle, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, victims involved in an accident and not found liable are entitled to personal injury lawsuit against the driver pending the results of the investigation. Injured victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills and pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been the victim injured in a car accident, contact our experienced Siskiyou Personal Injury Accident Lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with the advice and guidance needed.
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