“Major Injury Collision”
GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA (June 13, 2017) – Three people were involved in a motorhome collision on Highway 49 south of Grass Valley, Tuesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. (map)
The accident occurred at approximately before 1:30 p.m. The driver of a Ford Pace Arrow, later identified as 77-year-old Raymond Poquette, was driving southbound on Highway 49. Poquette drove his motorhome across the of the road when the driver of a Freightliner Thor motor home, towing a Jeep was unable to stop in time and collided with the Ford Pace Arrow.
Lawrence Kaye, the driver of the Freightliner Thor motorhome, and passenger Bonnie Kaye sustained major injuries and were airlifted to the hospital for treatment. Poquette was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision and was ejected from the motorhome. Poquette sustained major injuries and was also transported to a local hospital for treatment of injuries.
Kaye also had two dogs in the motorhome. One dog ran form the motorhome while the other stayed in the vehicle. Both dos were later recovered and taken to a local veterinarian to be evaluated. The investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the collision.
“Any parties injured in a car accident are strongly advised to go to a nearby medical center if injured in a collision and deny EMT assistance crash scene. It can sometimes take several days after the initial collision for pains to reveal themselves. Injured drivers will have a right to a claim against the negligent motorist. Investigators will get together to look into the collision to determine the party at fault.” said the attorneys from West Alliance Injury Lawyers, an Orange County car accident and personal injury law firm.”
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