Woman, 87, Badly Injured in Palm Desert Accident on Cook and Varner
PALM DESERT (May 24, 2018) – An elderly woman was hospitalized after a traffic collision in the area of Cook Street and Varner Road on Thursday morning, according to KESQ News.
The accident took place at around 9:40 a.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said for an unknown reason a sedan and truck collided near the intersection of Cook Street and Varner Road.
Car Accident Near Cook Street and Varner Road Intersection
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to an 87-year-old woman who reportedly suffered moderate injuries as a result of the crash. The victim was then taken to the hospital for treatment.
The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that the driver of the other vehicle was unharmed in the wreck.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
Riverside County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, there are several questions that need to be resolved in order to determine the liability in the crash. Was the driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Who had the right of way? Did any of the drivers involved show recklessness or negligence at some point?
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, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to speak with our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyer to assist you in proceeding on with your case. We will answer all your questions and guide you every step of the way. Give Johnson Attorneys Group a call today at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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