1 Hurt in Indio Auto Accident on Monroe Street and Highway 111
INDIO, CA (March 10, 2021) – Tuesday morning, a woman suffered injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Monroe Street and Highway 111 in Indio.
The authorities came to the crash scene at about 8:30 a.m. According to reports, the Dodge Dart male driver already left the scene before the officers arrived. The incident occurred on Monroe Street, north of Highway 111, said Indio Police Department spokesman Ben Guitron.
Meanwhile, a female passenger was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
After the vehicle crashed into the police, it knocked out power to 250 customers in the area for a half-hour.
Meanwhile, authorities closed a short stretch of Monroe Street, between Highway 111 and Avenida Del Mar while IID crews responded.
Moreover, Indio city officials confirmed that the road will not be available until 10:00 p.m.
Dealing with Injury Crashes
Accidents can leave you or your passengers severely injured, disfigured, and permanently disabled. Common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards.
To avoid being involved in a car accident, a driver must aim high in steering. Don’t make your steering adjustments based on what is directly in front of you, but rather what is down the road. If the road is winding to the right, for example, look as far into the turn as possible. This will improve your safety and make your turns smoother.
Also, the most valuable step you can take in response to a crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery. At the same time, securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. Also, we are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or a loved one has recently been involved in a similar accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Our attorneys will guide you through every step of the way. Also, we are here to assure that you receive the justice and compensation that you deserve. Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional.