Major Injury Two-Vehicle Collision on State Route 44
Investigators are working to determine liability regarding a two-vehicle collision in Shingletown, CA on Sunday night.
The accident took place on January 2nd around 6:15 p.m. on State Route 44.
According to reports, one of the involved vehicles flipped off the roadway and the other became disabled in the middle of the roadway.
One person also sustained major injuries upon impact. Their current condition and identity has yet to be released.
It is believed that one of the involved drivers crossed over the double yellow lines which could have led to the collision.
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. In the event of a death, families may also 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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.