1 Injured in Santa Rosa Crash at Calistoga and Gates Roads
SANTA ROSA (August 7, 2018) – A traffic collision left one person injured early Tuesday in the area of Calistoga and Gates roads, according to The Press Democrat.
The accident took place at around 6:40 a.m. along a major commute corridor connecting Santa Rosa and Napa County.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said for an unknown reason three vehicles collided at the intersection of Calistoga and Gates roads.
Car Crash at Calistoga and Gates Roads Tuesday
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to one party who was confirmed to have been hurt as a result of the crash. The patient was then transported to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
The name and condition of the wounded victim at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the roadway was cleared at about 7:45 a.m.
Authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the incident.
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A forensic examination of the three vehicles, 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 the speed of each driver, 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 simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles, such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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