1 Injured in Palm Desert Crash at Fred Waring and Portola
PALM DESERT (September 26, 2018) – One was hospitalized after a traffic collision in the area of Fred Waring Drive and Portola Avenue Wednesday afternoon, according to The Desert Sun and KESQ News.
The accident took place at approximately 5 p.m.
As per the reports, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said for an unknown reason three vehicles collided at the intersection of Fred Waring Drive and Portola Avenue.
Car Crash at Fred Waring Drive and Portola Avenue
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to at least one person who was confirmed to have been hurt as a result of the crash.
The patient was then transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, all lanes were forced to shut down on Fred Waring heading westbound at the intersection. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of the three vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of each driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted 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, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
The injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyer for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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