Two Hurt Following Crash in Riverside, California
CHP is actively investigating a two-vehicle collision that took place in the early hours of July 5th.
The wreck occurred in Riverside around 12:50 a.m. within the southbound lanes of the 215 Freeway.
A big rig and Honda Civic collided near Martin Luther King Boulevard under unclear circumstances.
The Civic ended up wedged beneath the semi, causing two occupants to become trapped.
Both the driver and female passenger of the car sustained severe injuries and were hospitalized for treatment.
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.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.