Did High Winds Contribute to Palm Springs Rollover Crash?
Did High Winds Contribute to Palm Springs Rollover Crash?

A Palm Springs rollover crash caused traffic backups on Gene Autry Trail Saturday night. The crash was reported around 8 p.m. near Via Escuela. Police have not yet said what caused the single-vehicle rollover accident. However, strong winds and blowing dust were causing problems all day in the area.

Emergency responders helped a victim out of the vehicle. There is no word on how many people were in the vehicle or the extent of their injuries. Gusts were blowing up to 60 mph Saturday, causing visibility issues on the roadways.

Strong Winds can Cause Driving Hazards

High winds can cause a range of issues for drivers. Not only do you have less control over your vehicle when winds are strong, but gusts can also blow up dust and debris, causing visibility issues. Read over our 7 tips for driving safely during high winds for some helpful solutions to these problems.

“Be sure to take extra caution when driving in high winds, and always take wind advisories seriously,” 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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