A driver was critically injured after running a red light and striking another vehicle at the intersection of Fairmont Avenue and Riverland Road.
According to reports, the crash occurred at the intersection of Fairmont Avenue and Riverland Road where the 35-year-old driver of a Dodge Ram pickup truck was headed south. It was reported the driver in the Dodge ran the red light at the intersection and struck an Audi Q7 SUV that was attempting to turn left from Riverland Road.
EMS arrived to the scene of the accident soon after it happened to administer on-site first aid to the injured victims. Emergency crews reported that there were three occupants in the Audi Q7 SUV when the incident happened. The driver of the SUV sustained severe but non-life-threatening injuries. One of the passengers sustained traumatic injuries. They were all treated at the scene and then transported to a nearby hospital.
The driver in the truck, and sole occupant, was critically injured in the crash. He was found unconscious due to trauma to his head and also received severe back injuries. He has was also transported to the nearest hospital.
The police said the crash is still being investigated and charges have not been filed yet. No further information has been released to the public at the time of this report.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash: “Our hearts go out to the victims that were injured in this crash. It is devastating when someone has been injured as a result of a driver that possibly was distracted behind the wheel. We hope that the two victim’s injuries are not life-threatening and that they have a speedy recovery. It is also important for those involved to contact an experienced auto accident attorney that knows how to help them through this difficult time.”
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