2 Men Hurt in Cottonwood Auto Accident on Interstate 5 near Hooker Creek Road
COTTONWOOD, CA (July 29, 2021) – Tuesday night, Joseph Dalessia and Elton James Spainsuffered injuries in a crash on Interstate 5.
The incident happened at about 8:15 p.m. on Interstate 5 near Hooker Creek Road. After the crash, the California Highway Patrol officers and Cal Fire personnel responded to the scene.
CHP Officer Omar Valdez revealed that 56-year-old Joseph Dalessia of Corona drove southbound a 2014 Dodge Ram on Interstate 5. Then, 59-year-old Troy Lynn Tempest of Spanaway, Washington drove a Kenworth semi-truck and trailer in the same direction.
As Delessia drove at an unsafe speed, he crashed with the rear of the trailer.
Then, the Dodge moved forward until it stopped down the road in the left lane.
As a result, Joseph Dalessia and his 45-year-old passenger Elton James Spain of Burney required hospitalization. An ambulance took both of them to Mercy Medical Center for minor injuries.
Furthermore, Valdez confirmed that the crash involved no other vehicles.
If you find yourself unable to safely operate a vehicle, you always have other options. For example, you can call a taxi service, Lyft, or Uber. By doing so, you can help ensure your safety and the safety of others.
What’s Next After Accident on Interstate 5 near Hooker Creek Road
Each year, around 20-50 million people suffer injuries due to an auto crash. Unfortunately, not everyone is properly informed about the things you should do next after an injury crash.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
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