Major Injury Collision in Pollock Pines Thursday
POLLOCK PINES (May 31, 2018)– According to the California Highway Patrol, a major injury collision was reported today at the intersection of Sly Park and Mayflower roads.
CHP officials responded to the scene of a two vehicles accident involving what was described as a white Ford van and a Ford Expedition.
Following the crash, at least one motorist was trapped inside their vehicle requiring the immediate assistance medical attention via the fire department and paramedics who responded hastily to provide help.
At least one person was confirmed to have been injured with what was believed to have been a broken pelvis and serious internal injuries. That individual was transported to Marshall Medical Center and said to have been in stable but critical condition, per CHP.
No additional details were released in regards to any of the other motorists involved and the series of events which occurred leading up to the wreck.
Authorities remained present at the scene investigating as of 1:30 p.m.
El Dorado County Injury Car Accident Attorney
A forensic examination of both vehicles involved, 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 how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, and whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, those who suffered injuries in any given accident will have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit if they are ultimately not found responsible. Injured accident victims may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income due to injury, and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced El Dorado County personal injury car accident lawyers today if you are seeking advice and or guidance following an auto accident. Call us today at 855-703-4186.
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