Police Seeking Driver who Fled the Scene of Fatal Crash
Police Seeking Driver who Fled the Scene of Fatal Crash

Police are searching for the driver who fled the scene of a fatal rollover crash in La Quinta Monday. A Ford Explorer traveling west on Highway 111 crashed into the median, then flipped over. According to officers, the vehicle’s male driver then got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. Police say he headed north from the scene of the crash.

A woman riding in the passenger seat of the vehicle died at the scene. Authorities have not released the victim’s identity. The crash occurred around 8:20 a.m. near Dune Palms Road.

Police shut down a block of westbound Highway 111 between Dune Palms Road and Adams Street for several hours to investigate. Police also brought in a bloodhound to search for the driver who fled the scene.

“Our condolences go out to the victim’s loved ones. If you have information on this driver, please help the police locate him. He must be held responsible for causing this fatal 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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