19-Year-Old Killed in Fatal Accident on I-10
19-Year-Old Killed in Fatal Accident on I-10

A 19-year-old man from Coachella Valley died Monday, after being seriously injured in a multi-vehicle crash on I-10 in Palm Springs. The fatal accident occurred on eastbound I-10 west of Palm Drive, just after 5 a.m. Authorities have identified the deceased victim as Raymond Vasquez.

According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Vasquez was driving an Acura CL on the freeway when he collided with a motorcycle. The crash impact sent the Acura crashing into the center divider guardrailA 19-year-old man from Coachella Valley died Monday in a multi-vehicle crash on I-10. It was then struck by two vehicles, including a semi-truck. The motorcyclist, 34-year-old Aaron Coates of Yucca Valley, was also thrown from his bike in the crash.

Vasquez and Coates were both taken to Desert Regional Medical Center, along with two other passengers. Vasquez passed away hours later at the hospital. The other victims suffered serious injuries, and their current condition is unknown. The CHP is still investigating the cause of the fatal multi-vehicle accident, but drugs and alcohol do not appear to be factors.

“Our thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones after this terrible crash,” 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 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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