Sierraville Crash Leaves Stephen Reikes Injured

Highway 89 Collision Results in 5 People Hospitalized

Five people were left with injuries after a traffic collision in Sierraville on Friday , July 29th. 

It was reported that a northbound vehicle veered into opposing traffic after the driver fell asleep.

This caused the vehicle to collide with a southbound vehicle driven by Stephen Reikes, 54, from Livermore. 

The collision took place just before 5:30 p.m. on Highway 89. 

All patients were airlifted to Renown Medical Center for treatment. No other names have been disclosed at this time . 

The crash remains under investigation. 

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.

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