Santa Rosa, CA – One Injured in Crash at Gates and Calistoga Road
Santa Rosa, CA (August 8, 2018) – A three vehicle crash in Santa Rosa led to injuries on Tuesday. Around 6:45 am, police responded to the intersection of Gates Road and Calistoga Road in reference to a crash that had just occurred. Upon arrival, they discovered three vehicles that had been involved in a crash. There is no word on exactly how the crash occurred.
At least one person sustained reported injuries in the crash. Fortunately, the injuries are described as minor and not life-threatening. The person was transported to a hospital for additional medical treatment. There is no further update on their condition.
The crash remains under investigation with the California Highway Patrol. Officers remained on scene for over an hour while they cleared away wreckage from the crash and conducted an investigation. Because the crash occurred along a major travel corridor, motorists did experience delays during this time period. Eventually, the road was re-opened and traffic resumed to its normal flow.
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Police will have to carefully consider all factors to determine why this accident took place. There are many potential reasons for the Camry drifting into the wrong lane, including drowsiness, distraction, and possible impairment. Once the actual cause is determined, those who were injured will have to decide whether to bring a personal injury claim.
In California, injured car accident victims may recover compensation for an accident that was not their fault. Potential compensation includes:
- Payment of medical bills, including surgical treatment
- Reimbursement of lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Punitive damages for especially reckless or negligent conduct
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