Murrieta Police Chase Ends With Crash on Jefferson Avenue, 5 People Injured
MURRIETA, CA (October 2, 2020) – Early Thursday morning, a Murrieta police officer suffered major injuries in a crash on Jefferson Avenue.
The incident started just after 3:00 a.m. when an officer attempted to stop a car for a traffic violation. This happened in the area of Jefferson Avenue and Murrieta Hot Springs Road. However, the car fled north on Jefferson Road.
Then, the vehicle crashed into another vehicle on Jefferson Road and Los Alamos Road. The impact caused the vehicle to overturn and crashed with a southbound Murrieta patrol car responding to assist with the pursuit.
Responders cut out the injured officer from his overturned SUV. Then, they airlifted him to a hospital and is expected to survive.
On the other hand, medical responders also transported four people to a hospital. Furthermore, the two people in the suspect vehicle suffered major injuries. Meanwhile, the two occupants of a car struck by the pursued vehicle suffered minor to moderate injuries.
Meanwhile, the California Highway Patrol and the Murrieta police handle the investigation
What Follows after the Police Pursuit and Crash on Jefferson Avenue
Furthermore, they are urging anyone with information on the crashes to call Murrieta Lt. Ron Driscoll at 951-461-6377 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For anonymous tipsters, they can submit to WeTip at 800-782-7463.
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.
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.
If you are involved in a dangerous accident, you can reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Law Group. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field, and we know what it takes to win your personal injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional in your area.