Minor Injury Crash on Highway 101 at Lakeville Highway
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, September 30th
October 3, 2018 – At least one person was injured in a traffic collision on southbound Highway 101, according to the California Highway Patrol group.
The accident took place on September 30, Sunday, around 2:09 p.m.
Multi-Vehicle Accident Sunday in Santa Rosa
As per the log, a motorcycle and at least two other vehicles collided for unknown reasons on the part of the highway near Lakeville Highway off-ramp.
Paramedics reportedly rushed at least one person to Petaluma Valley Hospital for treatment of minor injuries sustained in the crash. The identity of the patient and their condition have not been disclosed thus far.
It was not immediately clear if there were other injuries in the accident. The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what triggered the collision.
Personal Injury Lawyer
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 hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income due to work absence from injury.
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