2 Seriously Injured, 1 Hurt in 215 Freeway Crash Near Riverside National Cemetery
LOCATION: Moreno Valley
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, September 23rd
September 23, 2018 – At least three people were injured in a traffic collision early Sunday on the southbound Interstate 215 Freeway, according to the Press Enterprise.
Multi-Vehicle Accident Sunday in Moreno Valley
At approximately 3:44 a.m., as many as six vehicle collided, for reasons still under investigation, on the part of the freeway near Van Buren Boulevard.
Emergency crews rushed to the accident scene, in the area between March Air Reserve Base and Riverside National Cemetery, and immediately rendered aid to the parties involved.
As per the article, the two most seriously injured victims had to be removed from tangled wreckage by firefighters. Furthermore, a third victim reportedly sustained what appeared to be moderate injuries. All three parties were reportedly taken to hospitals for treatment. At this time, the names of the patients remained unknown.
The California Highway Patrol is the agency handling the investigation of the case.
Riverside County Personal Injury Lawyer
California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of all vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. 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, the victim(s) will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income due to work absence from injury.
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