Fatal Traffic Collision on Highway 79
The cause of a fatal two-vehicle accident in Hemet on Thursday night is still under investigation.
CHP reported that the crash happened at 10:43 p.m. on Highway 79 on February 10th.
Upon impact, one unidentified person sadly died.
Identities are being withheld at this time.
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
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
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.