Girl, 12, Badly Injured After Car Crash at Chinquapin Drive and Ridgecrest Road
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, September 21st
September 23, 2018 – A 12-year-old girl was injured in a 2-vehicle collision at the intersection of Chinquapin Drive and Ridgecrest Road, according to Victor Valley News.
The accident happened on September 21, Friday, at 2:30 p.m.
As per the article, a silver 2012 Toyota Camry and a white 2001 Chevy Tahoe were involved in the crash.
Major Injury Accident Friday in Victorville
First responders reportedly found at the scene a young girl, who was unconscious and injured as a result of the incident. Officials said the 12-year-old victim was immediately taken by ground ambulance to Desert Valley Hospital and then airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center. At this time, the name of the patient remained unknown.
Two other people from the crash were reported to have minor injuries.
Following the wreck, the intersection was briefly closed while emergency personnel worked the scene. The California Highway Patrol is the agency handling the investigation.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of the two 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 family members of the 12-year-old girl 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, and pain and suffering.
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