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Yuma - The Land of Extremes
Yuma is widely considered to be the absolute sunniest place on the planet, and the only one with an average of over 4000 hours of sunshine per year. Not surprisingly, Yuma is also the driest place in the country both in terms of humidity and precipitation, receiving only 3.36 inches of rain per year on average, and is near the top with Phoenix and Tuscon as one of the hottest cities in the country. It is located in the southwestern-most corner of Arizona, right at the USA-Mexico border and the Arizona-California border. El Centro is a city in and county seat of Imperial County, the largest city in the Imperial Valley, and the principal city of the El Centro metropolitan area which encompasses all of Imperial County. El Centro is also the largest American city to lie entirely below sea level.
Major Roadways in Yuma and El Centro
- I-8, leads to El Centro, CA and eventually San Diego to the west, intersects with I-10 to the east between Phoenix and Tuscon.
- U.S. Route 95, spans south to the USA-Mexico border at San Luis, leads north to Las Vegas, NV.
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When someone is injured in an accident in Yuma or El Centro, it is important to gather information about what happens next.
Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.
Where to find legal assistance after a Yuma or El Centro injury accident
After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a great Yuma/El Centro personal injury attorney who understands the legal standards and practices, who knows how insurance policies function, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed due to the negligence of someone else, a Yuma/El Centro wrongful death lawyer can launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Yuma/El Centro injury attorney can do to help.
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Most recent accident reports
A car accident that happened early Saturday on Red Cloud Mine Road near Martinez Lake killed a man and injured another. The victim was 31 year old Ryan Swierk.