Shortly before 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, one person was killed and two people were injured in a collision in Winchester, reported The Press-Enterprise. The crash, which involved two vehicles, occurred at the intersection of Warren and Simpson Roads, between Hemet-Ryan Airport and Diamond Valley Lake. The CHP is investigating the accident.
The incidence of traffic fatalities increased 2.6 percent in California, from 2,720 in 2010 to 2,791 in 2011, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety. In 2011, 32,367 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States-the lowest number the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recorded since 1949, when there were 30,246 deaths.
California law provides recourse to accident victims through the civil justice system, giving those who have suffered injury or the loss of a loved one the right to pursue compensation for the expenses related to their recoveries or losses from the party who caused the accident.To learn more about the rights of accident victims, please call 866-981-5596.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis & Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of the person who was killed in the Winchester collision. We would also like to wish a full recovery to the two people who were injured.