2 Injured in Thousand Palms Accident near Washington Street and Thousand Palms Way
THOUSAND PALMS, CA (January 7, 2021) – Sunday afternoon, responders airlifted a driver following a police pursuit crash near Washington Street and Thousand Palms Way.
Sgt. Deanna Pecoraro of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department revealed that the incident began at about 2:02 p.m. The deputies noticed a stolen vehicle near Ramon Road and Desert Moon in Thousand Palms.
Thus, the deputies tried to initiate a traffic stop. However, the driver failed to yield which caused a pursuit. By 2:06 p.m., the driver lost control of the car and crashed near Washington Street and Thousand Palms Way.
According to reports, three people occupied the vehicle. Two of them suffered injuries, one minor and another was moderate. Due to the injuries, authorities requested an airship to the crash scene.
Meanwhile, the authorities clarified that the incident was a single-vehicle crash. Also, no deputies suffered injuries in the chase.
The crash remains under active investigation.
Auto Accidents in California
Common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Everyone must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Driving defensively prepares you for emergencies. Moreover, if a police officer tried to stop you from driving, obey them. They’re doing all of these precautionary measures for your safety and the safety of other motorists as well.
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