Fountain Valley, CA (January 20, 2022) – California Highway Patrol officials confirmed that one or more people were injured in a car crash in Fountain Valley.
According to officials, the accident happened at 8:17 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-405 around the area of Brookhurst Road. Several vehicles were traveling on the highway when one or more lost control due to reasons that are not yet known. This caused the vehicles to forcefully collide with one another. Police confirmed that the vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries due to the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several northbound lanes of traffic as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
California experiences a large percentage of car accidents every year due to the recklessness of others. In fact, statistics show that California actually accounts for approximately 11% of the nation’s fatalities in car accidents. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents within the state every year as well. Drivers owe others on our roads a duty of care to protect them from harm at all times. When this duty is breached, a driver or multiple drivers could be held liable for an accident. If you have been injured in a collision, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
It is never easy to move forward after a car accident caused by another party. If you have suffered from injuries caused by a collision, you should speak with a dedicated Fountain Valley car accident attorney. The cost to treat the injuries that you have sustained can be expensive, along with the fact that your injuries are painful and life-altering. Because of this, you may be feeling alone and confused about your options moving forward. As the costs pile up, you should only have to worry about your physical healing. It is crucial that you speak with an experienced Fountain Valley personal injury lawyer in your time of need.
At Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer, we have assisted numerous victims of car accidents in California over the years. You may face a variety of trials and tribulations as you move forward after a collision. Insurance companies could refuse to pay what you are asking so that they can save money, which can put you in a challenging situation. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages, including some of the following:
You have many options and should never have to stand alone after an accident. Please contact an accident attorney in Fountain Valley at (888) 539-3154 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
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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