Woman Injured in Palm Springs Crash on Gene Autry Trail Wednesday
PALM SPRINGS (September 20, 2018) – A woman was hospitalized after a traffic collision along Gene Autry Trail on Wednesday night, according to NBC Palm Springs.
The accident was reported at about 8:30 p.m., just south of Tachevah Drive.
As per the article, Palm Springs police said for an unknown reason three vehicles headed north on Gene Autry Trail collided, then crossed over the center median.
Car Crash on Gene Autry Trail Near Tachevah Drive
The three car then went into oncoming southbound traffic where they collided with a fourth vehicle. One of the cars involved caught fire as a result of the crash.
Palm Springs Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a woman who sustained non-life threatening injuries upon impact. The patient was then transported to a hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, the wreck prompted a roadway closure after a fuel spill in the No. 3 lane of southbound Gene Autry Trail. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of all four 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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