Petaluma, CA – Five Vehicles Collide along Highway 116 near Lakeville Highway
Petaluma, CA (July 18, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that an accident involving multiple vehicles occurred along Highway 116 (Stage Gulch Road) in the vicinity of the Lakeville Highway. The incident occurred around 3:47 PM in the afternoon on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. At this point, authorities have not revealed any details concerning the identities of the people involved in the accident.
According to the CHP report, five vehicles collided at a location on Highway 116 for indeterminate reasons. Emergency services dispatched ambulances for medical assistance, and officials reported that one persona suffered an injury to the head. No further details surrounding additional victims and injuries have been disclosed.
Meanwhile, officials requested tow trucks to clear the wreckage from the roadway.
Presently, the California Highway Patrol has assumed authority over the ongoing investigation into the cause of this collision. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
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At this time, the events leading up to the five-vehicle collision on Highway 116 are unknown. As part of the investigation, forensic teams will examine photos of the scene of the accident and will inspect all five vehicles for system malfunctions and mechanical issues. Officials may also consider the possibility of DUI, negligence, recklessness, or distraction as contributing factors to the collision.
In the event of a traffic accident caused by negligence, distraction, or additional factors, the non-guilty injured parties have the choice to pursue personal injury lawsuits. By seeking legal intervention, these individuals can receive compensation for unfortunate circumstances including painful injuries, vehicle insurance, and medical bills. However, the choice ultimately belongs to the victim.
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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 to all those involved in the accident.