1 Killed, 3 Injured in Desert Hot Springs Car Accident
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. (Sept. 24, 2018) — Pedro Garcia De Garcia, 38, of Cathedral City, died and three others were injured Sunday night in a car accident at Miracle Hill Road and Two Bunch Palms, according to the Riverside County Sheriff Coroner.
The crash was reported about 8:36 p.m. and Garcia died a few minutes later at 8:50 p.m.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded and had to extricate one of the victims hurt in the crash, but there were no specific details.
One of those hurt suffered moderate injuries and two had minor injuries. All three were transported to area hospitals by ground ambulance.
Desert Hot Springs Police are investigating the crash to determine fault.
Riverside Crash Investigation
The collision remains under investigation by police to determine fault. At this time we do not know who had the right-of-way at the intersection. There are other unanswered questions such as whether or not speed or alcohol were factors.
We extend our condolences to the family of Mr. Garcia at this difficult time. Our prayers go out to those who were hurt.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances.
An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance company.
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