2 Women Injured in Accident at Gene Autry Trail and Ramon Road
PALM SPRINGS (June 10, 2018) – Two were injured, one severely, after an alleged DUI collision in the area of Gene Autry Trail and Ramon Road late Saturday night, according to The Desert Sun.
The accident involving two vehicles was reported just after 11 p.m. Gene Autry Trail is also known as Highway 111.
As per the article, Palm Springs police said for an unknown reason a Toyota SUV and a Volkswagen Jetta collided near the intersection Gene Autry Trail and Ramon Road. The SUV caught fire upon impact.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the injured female drivers of the two vehicles involved.
Car Accident at Highway 111 and Ramon Road, June 9
The woman was found unconscious inside the Toyota and was pulled to safe a safe area. The other woman was extricated from the Jetta and was immediately taken to a local hospital with injuries considered as life-threatening.
Their names and condition at this time were not released. Meanwhile, police believed that drugs or alcohol played a role in the wreck.
The intersection was forced to shut down following the incident and was reopened the next day at about 5 a.m. The investigation is ongoing.
Riverside County Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, one of the motorists involved is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs which is considered as a serious crime throughout the state. DUI has corresponding criminal penalties, and the kinds of the charges to be filed depend on factors including the prior convictions of the alleged DUI driver, the severity of the offense, the level of intoxication and the injuries caused to another individual.
It is apparent that the suspect has been negligent and caused the collision that resulted in injuries of the other party involved. The injured and held not responsible for causing the crash will have then the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party.
The victim will be entitled to a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been injured in an auto collision caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyers to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Give us a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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