Robert Barajas Killed, Thomas Geiger Injured in Yucca Valley Car Crash on Highway 62 near Indio Avenue


Yucca Valley, California (October 19, 2019) – One person was killed in a car accident that left two people injured in Yucca Valley on Saturday morning.

According to a local news source, the accident happened at about 6:30 a.m. on Highway 62 near Indio Avenue.

As per the report, a Honda Civic had been traveling eastbound on the roadway and was making a turn at the intersection when it collided with a Sheriff’s patrol car.

A passenger in the Honda, 24-year-old Robert Barajas of Yucca Valley, was killed in the accident.

The driver of the Honda, 22-year-old Thomas Geiger, was seriously injured in the crash and was transported to Desert Hospital in Palm Springs for treatment.

The officer is reported to have sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

No further information was provided.                                          

An investigation to determine the cause of the accident is underway.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.