Mecca, Riverside County, CA – Motor Vehicle Crash on I-10 Freeway
Mecca, Riverside County, CA (July 18, 2018) – The Riverside County Fire Department reported a crash that occurred on the Interstate 10 Freeway and resulted in two injured individuals in the Mecca section of Riverside County. The accident reportedly took place at approximately 12:34 p.m., resulting in one critical injury just east of the Cactus City rest area.
The report released by the Riverside County Fire Department stated that a tractor-trailer had collided with a van in the westbound lanes of the freeway for reasons that are currently unknown. Two people were reportedly trapped inside of the van that was involved in the crash as a result of the impact.
Paramedics and firefighters immediately responded to the scene in order to extricate the individuals who were pinned inside the van, as well as to assist any other injured victims. One of the victims inside the van sustained serious, life-threatening injuries while the others’ wounds were classified as minor. The victim with the life-threatening injuries was reportedly flown to a local hospital by an air ambulance. The driver of the big rig was apparently unharmed. The events surrounding the cause of this collision are still under investigation.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the injured victims as we warmly wish for their full and safe recoveries.
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The investigation into this crash will remain focused on establishing liability. Accidents involving commercial tractor-trailers typically include the trucking company when it comes to compensation. Depending on the irrefutable results of the investigation, there might be very solid grounds for personal injury lawsuits to follow. However, the choice to seek financial compensation after an accident is a personal one, and only the victim can decide whether or not they wish to file a claim.
We at Brady Law Group are absolutely passionate about holding negligent drivers and other entities liable for the enormous amount of pain and devastation that they create. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle collision with a commercial vehicle, please call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.
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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.