Several Injured in St. Helena Head-on Collision
ST. HELENA (May 4, 2018)– According to the California Highway Patrol, an injurious head-on collision left several motorists hospitalized Friday morning on Spring Mountain Road.
Authorities responded to the crash site at roughly 8:42 a.m. at or near where Spring Mountain intersects with Elmhurst.
Truck and Volkswagen Collide
Involved in the crash were two vehicles identified as a truck or pickup with a trailer hitched to the back and a Volkswagen Jetta.
St. Helena PD was also called to the scene as was the fire department and paramedics to help assist.
Upon their arrival, CHP officials described the scene as a young woman sat on the side of the road with obvious facial injuries as blood ran down her face.
The unidentified woman and at least one other person required transportation to a nearby medical center for evaluation.
The dispatch report indicated that both vehicles were towed away from the scene but failed to report on the events that took place leading up to the crash.
Authorities are currently investigating the collision and in the process of formulating a police report.
St. Helena Car Accident Attorney
A forensic examination of both 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 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, and whether or not one of the drivers 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.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, call Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with our experienced Napa County personal injury accident lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Contact us for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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