Fatal Collision on Interstate 215
Two unidentified vehicles collided under unclear circumstances in Murrieta on Monday night.
It was reported around 5:40 p.m. on December 6th on the Interstate 215 Freeway.
75-year-old Elliot Uhrich suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Wildomar’s Inland Valley Medical Center.
Unfortunately, the elderly man was pronounced dead just before 10:30 p.m.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Elliot Uhrich.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault