Wildomar: Driver Ran Stop Sign, Fatally Injuring Two
Posted on Mar 12, 2013
At about 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, the driver of a white Mercedes 300SE ran a stop sign in Wildomar and collided with a Mercury Tracer, the impact fatally injuring its two occupants. The crash occurred at the intersection of Monte Vista Drive and Bundy Canyon Road. Emergency responders pronounced the 64-year-old male passenger of the Mercury dead at the scene. The 80-year-old female driver was transported to an area hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries a short time later. Authorities are investigating the accident.
“After a fatal collision, the family of the victim may file a wrongful death claim against the negligent driver in order to obtain compensation for their loss,” explained California car accident attorney James Ballidis.
Wildomar accounted for none of the 164 deaths and 77 of the 10,594 injuries suffered in crashes that occurred in Riverside County in 2010, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System. The state’s incidence of traffic fatalities increased 2.6 percent, from 2,720 in 2010 to 2,791 in 2011.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the families of the two people who were fatally injured in the collision with the driver who ran a stop sign.
The Press-Enterprise originally reported this Wildomar accident.
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