At Least 1 Injured After Highway 273 Crash Near Kenyon Drive
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, September 17th
September 18, 2018 – Injuries were reported following a traffic collision on Highway 273 Monday afternoon, according to Record Searchlight.
Primary reports indicated a dump truck and an SUV collided on the part of the highway near Kenyon Drive.
Major Car and Truck Accident Monday in Redding
Shortly after 3:40 p.m., emergency crews arrived at the location and attended to the parties involved. An unidentified woman was reportedly taken to the hospital for treatment of unknown extent of injuries. It was not immediate disclosed whether the victim was in the truck or in the SUV when the crash happened.
Police closed the highway until about 5 p.m. to give way to the investigation. No other details have been yet released. Detectives handling the case continue to work to determine liability in the accident.
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A forensic examination of the dump truck and the SUV involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Pending results of the investigation, the victim may have the right to a personal injury claim. Victims in similar cases are potentially entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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