One Person Injured In Head-On Collision Not Far From The Intersection of Ramon Road and Shadow Mountain Lane
INDIO, CALIFORNIA (April 18 2019) – At least one person was seriously injured in a head-on car accident not far from the intersection of Ramon Road and Shadow Mountain Lane.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 1:54 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation, one vehicle cross a double yellow line and hit another vehicle head on.
Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident. One person sustained a serious leg injury and had to be taken to the hospital.
Liability In Head-On Collisions
It is illegal to cross a double yellow line. According to California Vehicle Code 21460, “If double parallel solid yellow lines are in place, a person driving a vehicle shall not drive to the left of the lines, except as permitted in this section.” Most head-on crashes take place when drivers are distracted, fatigued or under the influence.
Victims of head-on crashes often receive serious injuries. Any person that is injured due to the negligence of other drivers may have recourse through a personal injury claim. A car accident attorney can examine the facts of your case and let you know what your options are. It doesn’t cost anything to hire an attorney and they only get paid if they successfully resolve your case.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you love been injured in a head-on collision? You may be entitled to damages for your injuries. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help with whatever you need. We are committed to getting our clients the justice that they deserve. Whether you are just thinking about hiring an attorney or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.