[11-26-2021] Riverside County, CA – Multi-Vehicle Collision in Indio Injures Five People

A total of five people were injured following a multi-vehicle traffic collision in Indio on Saturday night, November 26, 2021.

[11-26-2021] Riverside County, CA - Multi-Vehicle Collision in Indio Injures Five PeopleThe crash happened in the area of Clinton Street and Miles Avenue in Indio at approximately 5:36 p.m.

Seven vehicles were involved in the collision. How the accident occurred, and the reason it happened has not been established.

Five people were injured in the crash. Two people sustained minor injuries, while two others were seriously injured. The fifth person has moderate injuries. One of the injured parties was a child; the child was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment.

Additional information about the accident is unavailable at the moment. The crash is currently under investigation.

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Multi-Vehicle Accident Statistics

In the United States, motor vehicle accidents are the most frequent cause of personal injuries. Almost two million people are injured in motor vehicle crashes each year.

According to the National Highway Traffic Administration, a car accident occurs every 60 seconds. This means approximately 5.25 million car accidents occur every year throughout the country.

Over 200,000 of them are in California alone. As the fourth most populous region in the state, Riverside County houses over 2,000,000 residents and can be seen as one of the most dangerous to drive in.

In 2017, Riverside alone reported 2,119 injuries and deaths from motor vehicle accidents on surface streets like Jurupa Ave., Wells Ave., Pierce St. More commonly on surrounding highways like the 91, 215, and the 60. These tragedies are only made worse because most were avoidable; almost 80 percent of all traffic collisions result from distracted driving behavior.

In this case, a multi-vehicle collision occurred. Car accidents can happen in many ways. Multi-vehicle crashes are one of them. Three or more automobiles are typically involved. This type of collision is frequently caused by a “chain reaction,” One car collides with another, perhaps causing the second vehicle to crash with another.

Reckless driving, speeding, drunk driving, and distracted driving are all common causes of these collisions.

Riverside Auto Accident Lawyers for Victims of Multi-Vehicle Collisions

Dealing with a severe injury after an accident can be quite stressful as it can affect almost all aspects of life, such as family, work, and finances. While waiting for the official investigation results, the victim is entitled to pursue a personal injury lawsuit with the help of their attorney.

Victims can demand compensation for medical expenses, lost earnings, and future loss of profits or medical care through the personal injury claim.

Car accident injury victims may need to hire an auto accident lawyer to get the insurance company to pay fairly for their damages. In a small number of cases, the auto accident lawyer will need to file a personal injury lawsuit to get the liable party to pay for the injured individual’s damages.

Before talking to the insurance company, or accepting a settlement offer, speak to the experienced auto accident lawyers at Arash Law about your case.

At Arash Law, our Riverside auto accident lawyers are here to answer your questions. If we review your case and think you need an attorney, we’ll tell you why. If we don’t think you need an attorney, we’ll let you know that too. Either way, you’ll be able to make an informed decision about moving forward after an injury accident. Call Arash Law today at (888) 488-1391 or contact us online to schedule your free no-obligation fatal car accident case review.

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