5/19Anaheim, CA – Injuries Result from Multi-Vehicle Collision on SR-55

Anaheim, CA – Injuries Result from Multi-Vehicle Collision on SR-55

Anaheim, CA (May 19, 2022) – One or more victims were hurt as a result of a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a major highway in Anaheim on Thursday evening, May 19.

California Highway Patrol officials confirmed that the accident happened around 7:41 p.m. in the southbound lanes of SR-55 around the area of Katella Avenue. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they forcefully collided on the highway due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Several responders, including paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Several victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals by ambulance for treatment, though their conditions are not known at this time.

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene so traffic could resume.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

Our thoughts go out to those who have sustained injuries in the accident. We hope for a speedy recovery of all victims.

Car Accidents in California 

Every year, over 400,000 car accidents take place in the state of California. Out of these accidents, it is estimated that 250,000 or more people are hurt in these collisions. Car accidents continue to increase on our roads every year within the state. There are many common reasons for collisions, including the following:

  • Drivers who are driving distracted
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep at the wheel
  • Failing to yield the right-of-way

Proving that another party is to blame for your accident is not always easy to do. This is why you should speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.

When you or somebody you love has been hurt in a collision, you may wonder where you can turn. You may be dealing with a wide array of problems moving forward, which is why you should speak with an Anaheim car accident lawyer as soon as possible. As you deal with the emotions and the pain that are related to your injuries, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that continue piling up. It is important that you speak with a resourceful Anaheim personal injury attorney that you can rely on.

At Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer, our attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in California car accidents over the years. Every car accident claim is unique in its own way. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims and will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We are here for you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Anaheim at (888) 539-3154 to find out how we can assist you at this time.

Note: This post was created through the use of secondary sources such as state and local news sources, police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents that take place in Orange County. The facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified, therefore, if any information is incorrect, please contact Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer so we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove this post upon request. 

Disclaimer: This is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.

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