5 People Injured in Desert Center Crash
5 People Injured in Desert Center Crash

Five people were injured in a Desert Center crash Sunday morning on I-10. The crash happened around 10:50 a.m. near Highway 177 when a white Hyundai collided with a gray Jeep and both vehicles overturned.

The Hyundai was allegedly going 120 mph at the time of the crash. Two people were airlifted to the hospital for major injuries and the other three were taken by ambulance for minor injuries. The Riverside County Department of Animal Services came to assist with a dog that was in one of the vehicles during the Desert Center crash.

If you are involved in a crash where people have been injured, here are 7 things you should do right away:

  1. Whether or not you are at fault for the accident, remain on the scene until authorities arrive.
  2. Check on everyone who was involved in the crash. If someone is hurt, offer them assistance. However, if they say they do not want assistance, wait until first responders arrive to render aid.
  3. Call the police. Even if the accident is minor, it’s best to have a police report filed, especially if someone has been injured.
  4. Exchange information with everyone involved in the accident, including names, phone numbers, license plate numbers and insurance information.
  5. If there were any witnesses, try to get their information as well and ask that they stay on the scene until police arrive.
  6. Take photos of the accident scene, the vehicles involved and any injuries that occurred as a result.
  7. Get examined at the hospital. Injuries are not always apparent right away, so it’s a good idea to get checked out immediately after an accident.

“Our thoughts are with those who were injured in this accident. We are praying for the speedy recovery of everyone involved” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in an auto accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

 

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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