Fight Causes Car Accident

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According to Yuma police, an argument between a man and a woman caused a recent three-vehicle car accident.

The Car Accident

According to the police investigation, an SUV, driven by Rhonda Perkins, 41, collided with a car driven by 26-year old Levi Smith in the 5200 block of E. 32nd Street. Perkins' vehicle then flipped over and collided with a second SUV. According to police, Perkins and her 36-year-old  boyfriend and passenger in the vehicle, Christian Thomas, had just gotten into an argument. While Perkins was driving, Thomas became angry, grabbed the steering wheel, and forced the car into oncoming traffic.

Car Accident Victims

Perkins, Thomas, and Smith sustained injuries that required them to be transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center. Perkins required additional treatment and was flown to a Phoenix trauma center. The occupants of the second SUV involved in the car accident were able to be treated at the scene by firefighters.

Car Accident Attorney

Following an accident, it can be difficult to assess liability.  Victims are often left with questions regarding how to obtain compensation for any injuries sustained. Insurance claims and evidence collection can be tough to manage. For that reason, you may decide you wanted to work with a personal injury attorney that can assist you in putting together a claim for legal action against a defendant and/or insurance agency. Working with a skilled attorney can help you get the best settlement possible.

If you or a family member have been injured in a car accident, you need the expert advice of lawyers such as those at Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC.

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