Blue Lake, CA – One Person Injured after Two-Vehicle Accident on Highway 299 near Old Creeks Road
Blue Lake, CA (August 10, 2018) – A local news source reported that one person sustained injuries as the result of a traffic crash involving two vehicles that took place on Highway 299 (Trinity Highway) in the vicinity of Old Creeks Road. The incident happened at approximately 9:20 PM at night on Thursday, August 9, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash has been revealed.
Based on the initial CHP report, a black Chevrolet Malibu and a white Chevrolet Equinox were traveling along Highway 299 when, for indeterminate reasons, the two vehicles collided. Afterward, firefighters and paramedics were dispatched to the crash site rendered aid to one victim, who sustained injuries of an unspecified nature. The current condition of this individual was not immediately disclosed.
Officials confirmed the Malibu suffered damage to its left rear tire and revealed the Equinox sustained minor damage to the right side of its front end.
Sometime after the crash, officers revealed the sedan driver had behaved in a strange manner. After exiting the vehicle, the motorist ran unsteadily towards a nearby guardrail on 299.
At this time, investigators have labeled the highway crash as a possible hit-and-run and are attempting to locate the culprit.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our most loving thoughts to the injured victim and wish the patient a swift and efficient recovery.
Two-Vehicle Accident in Humboldt County
As shown in the initial report from CHP officers, authorities have determined this incident may have been a hit-and-run accident. By law, drivers involved in an accident are required to remain at the crash site and cooperate with law enforcement. Fleeing the scene is considered a cowardly, criminal act that can result in severe punishment, including charges of felony hit-and-run.
Pending the results of the crash, the non-guilty victims can potentially file a personal injury lawsuit against the culprit. With the assistance of a professional lawyer, these individuals can receive compensation for multiple inconveniences including medical bills, painful injuries, and vehicle damage.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.