Cajon Pass, CA (September 14, 2022) – On Sunday afternoon, September 11, a rollover crash was reported in Cajon Pass that left at least one person seriously injured.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 12:33 p.m. on southbound I-15 north of Highway 138, when dispatch received a call requesting help. The accident happened when an SUV and a pickup truck collided. The force of the impact was so great that it caused the SUV to lose control and overturned multiple times before coming to a stop on a slope along the right shoulder.
The accident caused disruptions in the area. Traffic was backed up while crews, which included the firefighters, paramedics, and police, helped the injured and cleaned up the wreckage. Officials report that one person in the SUV was ejected from the vehicle. Police reported that two people were injured in the accident. One was critically injured and the other sustained minor injuries. Both individuals were transported by ambulance to nearby hospitals.
The authorities are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and the events leading up to the collision.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for the full recovery of all involved.
Some of the busiest and most dangerous roadways in the country are in California. Accidents happen for many reasons. Reckless and negligent driving is often at the top of the list of main causes. In California, drivers often speed and break other traffic rules to decrease their commute times or for various other reasons. Negligent driving can also include, distracted driving, texting while driving, impaired driving, speeding, drivers who fall asleep behind the wheel, or drivers who fail to abide by traffic rules, such as stopping at traffic lights, stop signs, or failing to yield. When drivers are engaging in negligent and risky behaviors, the chances of an accident increase dramatically.
A car accident can cause significant interruptions to your normal life, including new financial worries. If you’re injured in an accident, you may be worried about who will pay for your medical care, expenses, and lost wages if you can’t work for a period of time. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may be entitled to compensation from those who caused the accident.
The days after a car accident can feel overwhelming. A trusted car accident lawyer can help you move past these feelings and help you regain control, by helping you file a claim against the party at fault. Letting the attorneys handle the legal and insurance matters, allows you to focus on your recovery. There are many types of claims available to attorneys to receive compensation on your behalf for your injuries and suffering. Some of the possible claims include negligence or liability claims against those at-fault, personal injury protection or med pay claims, uninsured or underinsured motorist claims, or even product liability claims. An experienced attorney will choose the best options for the circumstances of your case that will guarantee you receive the most compensation that you are entitled to.
If you or a family member were in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence you should speak to an experienced car accident lawyer right away. Contact a Cajon Pass car accident attorney by calling (888) 539-3154 to see how we can help you.
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.
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