One Injured in a Car Collision With a Stolen Car at Spring Street and 16th Street in Paso Robles

One Injured in a Car Collision With a Stolen Car at Spring Street and 16th Street in Paso Robles

ON July 28, 2017

One victim hospitalized after a stolen car crashes in Paso Robles

According to the, one victim was injured in a car crash Tuesday evening at Spring street and 16th street in Paso Robles. 

California Highway Patrol said the crash was the result of a theft of a vehicle in the Mid-State Fair parking main lot Tuesday around 5 :00 p.m.

A fair worker reported that a man asked if it was okay for him to drive his car and come back into the lot with the same car if they still had their ticket stub, according to the article.

Reportedly, The thief soon left the scene with a car the fair workers assumed was his. The stolen vehicle continued to 16th street and Spring street where it crashed into a Ford Explorer.

The collision came to a halt when the crashed SUV came to a stop in the middle of the intersection at 16th street and Spring street.

One occupant in the Explorer, man, was injured and taken to Twin Cities Community Hospital, the source said.

The thief was found uninjured in a nearby Bank of America parking lot.

Authorities determined the thief who was driving the stolen vehicle was the same person who stole the vehicle from the Mid-State Fair parking lot.

The name of the victim was not mentioned in the article, pending the notification of next-of-kin.

From the May Firm, we extend our deepest condolences to the families affected by this tragic incident. 

Authorities report alcohol was a factor in the case.

The police department is investigating the crash while CHP is investigating the theft, which took place on state property.

This collision remains under investigation and further details will be updated as they are available.

Should you find yourself the victim of an injury-sustaining car accident, contact our California car accident lawyers at 1-844-MAYFIRM as soon as possible. Our team of award winning attorneys are here to ensure your legal proceedings get started on the right foot by offering a free consultation. Support from our experienced car accident attorneys ensures you get the highest settlement possible and we work on a contingency fee basis; meaning our representation is available to you at no out-of-pocket cost.