Desert Center, Riverside County, CA (July 15, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a deadly accident took place along the Interstate 10 Freeway and Desert Center Road in Riverside County. The incident occurred around 10:56 AM in the morning on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Authorities have identified the deceased victim as 40-year old Moreno Valley resident Rachel Lopez. Officials have not revealed any more detailed information concerning the identities of the other three people involved in the crash at this time.
As per the reports, Lopez was driving an unidentified vehicle down Interstate 10 when, for indeterminate reasons, it overturned and skidded off the freeway. Officials confirmed she had sustained severe injuries as a result of the impact and was transported to John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital. Later, personnel reported Lopez had succumbed to trauma and died.
Meanwhile, officials also reported the other three crash victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. At this time, their current physical conditions have not been revealed.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family and friends of Rachel Lopez during this difficult time.
Riverside County Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Lawyer
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the vehicle for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior played any part in the events leading up to the crash.
In the case of a traffic accident resulting in fatalities, the family members of the deceased victim will have the legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, funeral expenses, and tragic loss.
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.
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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.