75-year-old Woman and 8-year-old Girl Killed In Perris Crash, DUI Suspected
PERRIS, CA (Jul. 22, 2020) – A multi-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 10:00 PM near the intersection of Perris Boulevard and Ramona Expressway.
While driving south on Perris Boulevard, the driver of a Mercedes-Benz ran a red light. A westbound Dodge Durango was struck by the Mercedes-Benz.
Both passengers of the Durango, a 75-year-old women and an 8-year-old child, were killed. Riverside County authorities report that the occupants of the other vehicle were injured, but have not yet stated the number of occupants or extent of their injuries.
The impact of the crash caused the Durango to crash into a Honda Accord which was about to turn onto Perris Boulevard. Authorities have not reported on the injuries sustained by the occupants of the Accord either.
The Sherriff’s Office states that those who were injured were immediately delivered to a nearby hospital. All were treated for their injuries.
Although no clear reasons were given, officials suspect the involvement of drugs or alcohol due to the nature of the crash. It is still unclear if any arrests have been made.
Deputy Cail, of the Perris Sherriff’s Station, urges anyone who witnessed the crash to call the office at (951) 210-1068.
Call An Accident Injury Lawyer Today
If you or a loved one were injured in this collision or a similar one, it is important that you contact an accident injury lawyer right away. We will inform you on what steps must be taken in order to set you on the optimal path toward recovery. The expertise of our attorneys also enables our clients to obtain a fair settlement. These settlements reduce the financial stress associated with vehicle collisions and injury. Call our office today to request a free consultation with one of our seasoned attorneys.