2 Injured in Palm Desert Car Crash on Highway 111 Friday
PALM DESERT (July 20, 2018) – Two were hospitalized after a traffic collision along Highway 111 on Friday afternoon, according to Riverside County Fire Department.
The accident was reported at about 4:57 p.m.
A statement released online by Riverside County Fire Department / Cal Fire said for an unknown reason three vehicles collided on Highway 111 at El Paseo. KESQ News the cars crashed on the highway at Town Center Way.
Car Crash at Highway 111 and Town Center Way
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and extricated one person who was trapped in the wreckage upon impact. A total of two parties were hurt as a result of the wreck.
The two patients were taken by ground ambulances to area hospitals to be treated for minor injuries. Their names and condition at this time were not immediately disclosed.
Meanwhile, a third individual involved was unharmed in the collision. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
Riverside County Personal Injury Lawyer
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 accident. 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.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision 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, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident and you are unsure of whats steps to take, contact our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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