At Least 1 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Highway 12
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, December 24th
December 25, 2018 – Several vehicles collided Monday afternoon on Highway 12 offramp to Farmers Lane in east Santa Rosa, according to the Press Democrat.
10-Vehicle Pileup Monday in Santa Rosa
Primary reports indicated as many as ten vehicles were involved in the wreck.
Emergency personnel arrived at the scene shortly after 3:25 p.m. and immediately attended to the parties involved. As per the article, at least one person suffered injuries as a result of the incident.
Officials mentioned one involved automobiles struck the guardrail along the highway, and approximately two cars sustained heavy damage following the crash.
No other details have been yet released. The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what happened here and why.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of all vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light 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, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the victim will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
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