Granite Bay, CA (February 27, 2023) – At 3:50 p.m. on February 25, the California Highway Patrol responded to a crash in the Granite Bay area that left multiple people injured.
At around 3:50 p.m., authorities were notified that they are needed at the scene of a severe accident that occurred on Douglas Boulevard. According to officials, a 2015 Tesla was traveling in the area of Douglas Boulevard and Sierra College Boulevard.
For unknown reasons, the driver, Gary Benson, drove his vehicle into a Girl Scout cookie stand, which was outside the entrance of a Walmart store.
The vehicle struck a 76-year-old woman and two female juveniles, ages 9 and 10. The woman was severely injured, while the two girls suffered moderate injuries. All three victims were rushed to area hospitals for emergency care.
Benson was taken into police custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
At this time, the California Highway Patrol is investigating to determine what caused the crash.
Car Accidents in California
Each year, or than 200,000 people are left with injuries following collisions across the state of California. When people are involved in motor vehicle accidents, they often suffer from severe injuries that dramatically alter their lives. Here in California, we see a significant number of people suffer from debilitating spinal cord injuries, internal organ injuries, severe compound fractures, and even severe cuts and lacerations
No matter how careful and considerate a driver is while navigating our state’s roadways, it is nearly impossible to predict how other people are going to control their automobiles. As a result, we continue to see many people suffer serious injuries in accidents due to the negligence of others. We see many people harmed as a result of drivers who are speeding, fatigued, or even distracted while operating their vehicles on our roads.
When innocent parties are harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance right away. In some cases, injured parties may be able to seek full and timely compensation to cover their medical expenses and other costs they face from their accident. Working with a Granite Bay car accident lawyer can help to ensure you have the best chances of getting justice.
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