Capistrano, CA - Injuries Occur After Multi-Vehicle Wreck on I-5 at Avenida Vista Hermosa

Capistrano, CA – Injuries Occur After Multi-Vehicle Wreck on I-5 at Avenida Vista Hermosa

Capistrano, CA (July 29, 2023) – Following a multi-vehicle collision, all southbound lanes of Interstate 5 close to the Avenida Vista Hermosa were shut down on Thursday morning, July 27.

All except the right two southbound lanes of the highway were closed after a serious collision was reported to the  Capistrano office of the California Highway Patrol at roughly 11:15 a.m. By about 11:30 a.m., CHP troopers had requested assistance from local paramedics, who evaluated at least one injured person at the scene.

Crash Investigation Review Officer Joe Emerson said that police were still investigating but planning to release further details in the coming weeks.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in California 

Car accidents continue to be a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of California every year. Hundreds of thousands of people in California are injured in these accidents yearly. In just 2017 alone, it was reported that approximately 197,146 people were injured in car accidents within the state. These accidents can happen anywhere, but intersections are some of the most common places.

In just one recent year in the U.S., over 50% of injury and fatality accidents occurred at intersections. If you have sustained severe injuries in one of these accidents, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney you can rely on.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident alone. If you have suffered from injuries in one of these accidents, you should seek an Irvine car accident attorney’s assistance. An attorney can help you with many aspects of your claim, from gathering evidence to meeting deadlines. An attorney will be able to help you prove the following aspects were present in your claim:

  • A driver owed a duty of care
  • A driver breached their duty of care
  • The breach of duty led to the accident
  • The accident led to injuries and other damages

If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with an Irvine personal injury lawyer who can help you every step of the way regarding your claim.

Our attorneys at Russell & Lazarus are here for you after you were hurt in a car accident caused by another party. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a car accident attorney in Irvine at (888) 539-3154 for more information on how we can assist 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. 

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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