One-Third of Rollover Crashes End in Fatality
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A driver was killed in a rollover crash off Highway 74 Wednesday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the driver of a green Mazda Miata was traveling west on Highway 74 a mile west of McCall Park Road when she drifted onto the north shoulder. The car then rolled over 200 feet down the embankment.

Officers say the driver, Kathi Vogley of Idyllwild, was ejected from the vehicle. She died at the scene. The fatal rollover crash occurred around 2 p.m. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash. It is unclear whether alcohol or drugs contributed to the incident.

Rollover crashes are some of the deadliest auto accidents. Crashes where a vehicle rolled over made up 33% of fatal passenger vehicle crashes in 2014. Rollover crashes often lead to occupants being ejected, increasing the likelihood of fatality.

“The terrain surrounding roads like Highway 74 is very unforgiving. Drivers must be totally focused on the road to avoid a 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 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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