3 Injured in Riverside Crash on 91 Freeway Near Tyler Street Tuesday
RIVERSIDE (January 8, 2019) – Three were injured, one critically, after a traffic collision along the 91 Freeway Tuesday night, according to The Press Enterprise.
The accident was reported just before 8 p.m., east of Tyler Street.
As per the article, Riverside Fire Department said for an unknown reason three vehicles collided in the eastbound lanes of the 91 Freeway.
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a total of three people who were hurt as a result of the crash.
Car Crash on Eastbound 91 Freeway in Riverside
One of them, a 19-year-old woman, suffered critical injuries upon impact. A second party a man about 19 years old, sustained minor wounds in the wreck.
The two were transported to the hospital for treatment. A third patient was treated at the site and was later released.
The names and condition of the wounded victims were not immediately available. Meanwhile, all lanes were forced to shut down and eastbound traffic was stopped for almost an hour following the incident.
Authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the collision.
Riverside Personal Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of the three vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, 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 or did not yield to the right-of-way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles as point of impact, their final resting position, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the result and findings of the investigation, the injured and held not liable for the collision may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced Riverside personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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