1 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured in Head-On Crash at Domenigoni and Patterson
WINCHESTER (July 24, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision occurred in the area of Domenigoni Parkway and Patterson Avenue on Tuesday night, according to Riverside County Fire Department.
The accident was reported at about 8:56 p.m.
A statement released online by Riverside County Fire Department / Cal Fire said for an unknown reason two vehicles collided head-on at the intersection of Domenigoni Parkway and Patterson Avenue.
Car Accident at Domenigoni Parkway and Patterson Avenue Tuesday
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded and attended to two people who suffered major injuries as a result of the crash. One of the two victims involved was later pronounced dead at the scene.
The other seriously injured patient was taken to an area hospital for further treatment. The names of both the deceased and wounded parties have not been yet released.
Meanwhile, the cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families and friends during such a difficult time.
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A forensic examination of the two 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 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 both 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 surviving family of the deceased will be granted the right to pursue a wrongful death claim. Meanwhile, the injured and held not responsible for the crasg will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party.
Victims are entitled to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and lost future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim of an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Contact our experienced Riverside County wrongful death and personal injury lawyer today at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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