Unidentified Person Hospitalized after Rancho Mirage Rollover Accident on 10 Freeway
RANCHO MIRAGE, CA (May 26, 2020) – Early Saturday afternoon, a driver sustained injuries in a big rig accident on 10 Freeway in Rancho Mirage.
The California Highway Patrol revealed that the crash occurred around 2:35 p.m. The incident took place on the westbound 10 Freeway, west of Bob Hope Drive.
After the crash, medical responders transported the drivers to Desert Regional Medical Center for treatment of his head injuries. The authorities didn’t disclose further details about the victim at this time.
Meanwhile, a driver of another vehicle noticed the incident but didn’t stop to help.
The Rollover Incident Aftermath and Pending Investigation
By 3:32 p.m., the CHP issued a SigAlert that closed lanes 3 and 4 to let a team of hazardous material workers cleaned up a spill of oil and diesel fuel. Crews also worked to realign the big rig.
By 6:36 p.m., the police also closed lane 2 was when the towing services arrived at the scene.
Driving can be hazardous, and almost anything can happen if you are not prepared. May this serve as a reminder to always abide by all the traffic laws. Also, be extra careful when driving in an intersection as this is where an accident usually occurs. By doing so, you can ensure the safety of everyone on the road.
In 2017, 485,866 accidents were reported solely in the state of California.
Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident. The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
Mark Sweet, an award-winning attorney who has handled many personal injury cases wants to let those who are injured know that it is important to have an independent investigation to better protect your rights.
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