One Seriously Injured in Highway 49 Traffic Accident
Two vehicles collided in Grass Valley Monday evening, leaving one woman seriously injured.
Per reports, the crash took place at the intersection of Highway 49 and Lime Kiln Road.
Lorraine Kenny, 59, was driving a pickup before colliding with another vehicle.
She sustained major injuries and was airlifted to Sutter-Roseville Medical Center.
It is unclear if the other driver was hurt. He has been identified as Deric Stokes, 40, from Grass Valley.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.