34-Year-Old Ruben Garcia Critically Injured in Highway 29 Crash
Napa Valley, CA (February 24, 2021) – On Tuesday, 34-year-old Ruben Garcia of Montebello was seriously injured in a crash on Highway 29.
The incident happened at about 12:11 a.m. in Saint Helena.
An officer pulled over a Kia Optima on Main Street at Hunt Avenue for speeding. However, Garcia took off down Highway 29 through Yountville.
Afterward, he drove back into the highway before crashing south of the town.
His vehicle ran off Highway 29, crossed Napa Valley Wine Train tracks, and finally slammed into a tree
As a result, Garcia was ejected from the car upon impact. Responders took him by CHP medical helicopter to an out-of-county hospital with major injuries.
Moreover, officers intend to seek charges of evading officers, giving false information to an officer, and possession of meth. Also, it was identified that Garcia also had a parole hold.
Meanwhile, the authorities took the 30-year-old Veronica Pena of Los Angeles and 34-year-old Ana Pereira of Montebello to a local hospital with moderate injuries.
As a responsible driver, make sure to avoid distractions that can lead to serious car accidents.
Dealing With Auto Accidents
Roadways, while scrupulously created and mapped for efficient travel, are one of the most dangerous settings.
Thus, it is crucial that everyone remain calm in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision.
Here are the things that we need to do in case of a vehicle accident:
Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
Then, get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
Also, collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident, pictures/videos of vehicles involved, etc.
Do not forget to file a police report or incident report by calling 911.
Finally, hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. 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.
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