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Escondido, CA – Multiple Injuries Reported in Car Accident on HWY 14

Escondido, CA (September 9, 2022) – On Tuesday afternoon, September 6, a head-on crash was reported in Escondido that left multiple people with injuries.

According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the accident occurred around 3 p.m. on Highway 14, near Escondido Canyon Road. The accident happened when an RV and a pickup truck were involved in an accident. The force of the impact caused both vehicles to overturn. The collision caused significant damage to the involved vehicles. The collision also caused extensive damage to the guardrail along this section of the highway.

The accident caused disruptions in the area. Traffic was slowed while crews helped people from their cars, tended to injuries, and cleaned up the wreckage. Paramedics transported four people to area hospitals for further treatments.

The authorities are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and the events leading up to the collision.

Details concerning the extent of the injuries of the parties involved have not been released at this time.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for the full recovery of all involved.

Car Accidents in California

After a car accident, you may be wondering what steps you need to take. Here is a list of a few of the important first steps to take after an accident.

  1. If physically able, document information about the accident while at the scene (i.e. make, model, color, license plate number of the vehicles involved)
  2. Call the police as soon as possible, so they can record the accident and investigate
  3. Get the names and contact information of anyone else involved in the accident and exchange insurance information.
  4. Get the names and contact information of any witnesses (this information can be given to the police when they arrive)
  5. Seek immediate medical attention. Some injuries are not noticeable right away, so it is important to be checked out by a medical professional to determine if you may need further treatments.
  6. Report the accident to your own insurance company
  7. Contact a car accident attorney

A car accident can cause significant disruptions to your life, including new financial worries from medical expenses to vehicle repairs or replacement, just to name a few. Especially if you’re injured, you may be worried about how you will pay for your medical care, expenses, and lost wages if you can’t work for some time. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may be entitled to compensation from those who caused the accident.

Being in a car accident can be overwhelming. A trusted car accident lawyer can help you move past these feelings of overwhelm and help you regain control by helping you to understand what the next steps are and what your legal rights and options are. There are many types of claims available for attorneys to pursue to help you receive compensation 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 help choose the best option for your case.

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 an Escondido 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. 

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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