Several Injured in Covelo Auto Accident on Hill Road
COVELO, CA (August 12, 2020) – Early Saturday morning, authorities arrested Milton Hoaglen after an injury crash on Hill Road.
According to reports, the crash occurred at around 1:45 a.m. on Hill Road, east of Dobie Lane. Moreover, the driver of a 2016 Mazda CX5 let his vehicle went off the road and crashed into a large oak tree for unknown reasons.
Meanwhile, some concerned individuals helped the injured parties out of the Mazda as it caught fire. Furthermore, reports revealed that all occupants sustained moderate to major injuries. Responders transported all of them to several northern California hospitals.
After responders transported him to Howard Memorial Hospital, the authorities arrested driver Milton Hoaglen for suspicion of DUI causing injury.
The responding units were as follows: the California Highway Patrol, Covelo Volunteer Fire Department, Laytonville Volunteer Fire Department, Cal Fire, Med-Star Air Ambulance, REACH Air Ambulance, and Cal-Star Air Ambulance.
At this time, the California Highway Patrol – Garberville Area handles the crash investigation.
May this incident be a reminder for all motorists to drive responsibly. Drivers should also keep in mind that distracted driving, speeding, and failing to yield will lead to dangerous road accidents.
What to Do after Crash Crash on Hill Road
While driving is essential for many to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous daily maneuvers. It is therefore important to know how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in a traffic collision.
On the AAA Foundation Web site, chief executive officer Peter Kissinger repeatedly labeled the epidemic of motor vehicle-related accidents a “public health crisis.”
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party. A lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated from the proper compensation they are owed.
If you or a loved one suffered serious injuries in a crash, reach out to the attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Above all, we understand what you are going through, and our team is here to ensure your legal rights are safeguarded. Moreover, with over 40 decades in the field, we have the experience and the tools to win your case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation. For your convenience, you can also reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by email, online chat, and text message.