Four people suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle, rear-end collision that occurred on September 19, 2011, around 10:43 a.m. at Sanderson Avenue and Ramona Boulevard in San Jacinto. According to Riverside County sheriff’s officials, a 42-year-old man driving his 2008 Chevy Silverado pickup truck south along Sanderson Avenue rear ended a 2009 Chrysler 300 that was stopped in the left turn lane.
The 35-year-old Chrysler’s driver, a 29-year-old female passenger and a 3-year-old boy in the car complained of pain and were immediately transported to a nearby hospital to receive medical treatment. The pickup truck’s driver also treated for hand injuries sustained when an air bag deployed.
From the available information, it is evident that negligent driving led to this serious crash. Investigating officers need to determine what made the pickup driver rear end the Chrysler. There are certain unanswered questions here, was the motorist speeding? Was he distracted? Or did any traffic violation occur? Answers to these questions will help determine what contributed to this serious car crash.
The injured victims should immediately seek counsel from an experienced Riverside County truck accident lawyer who would educate them about their legal rights and options and assure that the at-fault pickup driver is brought to justice. The injured persons can file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver to obtain a timely compensation to cover treatment, medical and hospital costs, loss of wages, loss of earning capacity, and other accident-related damages.
Our personal injury law office sincere hopes that the injuries suffered by the victims heal soon.