Highway 91 Accident Results in Person Ejected
A pickup truck and big rig collided in Riverside on Wednesday evening, resulting in serious injuries.
The accident took place at 6:37 p.m. within the eastbound lanes of Highway 91 on May 4th.
Per CHP, a pickup truck was speeding before colliding with the big rig and overturning.
As a result, a man inside of the pickup was ejected, causing severe injuries to the head.
It is unclear whether or not anybody else suffered any injuries.
Authorities shut down the eastbound lanes for a period of time following the wreck.
The crash remains under investigation.
Speeding is without a doubt one of the leading causes in motor vehicle accidents, killing 9,478 people in 2018 according to the NHTSA. It was also a contributing factor in 26% of traffic accidents that resulted in death(s). The dangers of speeding include:
- Loss of control of vehicle
- Increase in crash severity
- Increase in fuel consumption and/or cost
- Reduces the effectiveness of protection equipment
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.