1 Killed, 5 Injured in Crash at Ramona and Sanderson
SAN JACINTO (July 27, 2017) – A fatal traffic collision occurred in the area of North Ramona Boulevard and North Sanderson Avenue on Thursday afternoon, according to The Press Enterprise.
The accident took place about 1:10 p.m. Riverside County Sheriff’s Office said two cars, a Honda Civic and a Ford SUV, collided but an online report by the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department indicated that there were three vehicles involved.
San Jacinto Fatal Car Accident
As per the article, one was killed and five others were injured following the wreck. Deputies confirmed that a female occupant in the Civic was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
A male passenger of the Civic appeared to have been taken by ground ambulance to an area hospital with possible moderate injuries. The four people riding the SUV were treated at the crash site for minor wounds and were not hospitalized.
Meanwhile, the incident forced Sanderson Avenue to shut down from the Ramona Expressway south to Cottonwood Avenue for more than four hours. The road was reopened as of 5:30 p.m.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the family members and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this tragedy and also remain with the injured parties at this time.
In this case, there are several questions that need to be investigated in order to identify the cause of this tragic incident. Was any of the driver involved under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was there negligence or recklessness on the part of either of the motorists? We are hopeful that once the investigation process is over, liability will then be determined.
If you, or a loved one, have been involved in an auto accident that led to an injury or the death of a family member, contact Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with our experienced Riverside County personal injury and wrongful death lawyers today at 800-235-6801. We will bring all our expertise and help you win your case.
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