2/24 Laguna Hills, CA – Injuries Reported in Car Accident in NB Lanes of I-5

Laguna Hills, CA – Injuries Reported in Car Accident in NB Lanes of I-5

Laguna Hills, CA (February 24, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a major roadway in Laguna Hills on Thursday afternoon, February 24.

According to Orange County officials, the accident happened around 3:56 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-5 around the area of La Paz Road. Several vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes when they suddenly collided with each other due to unknown reasons, which led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.

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

Car Accidents in California 

Car accidents are on the rise throughout the state of California. In fact, car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations within the state. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured as a result of these accidents caused by others. Car accidents happen due to many different reasons, including some of the following:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

After a car accident, the first step that you need to take is seeking medical attention for your injuries. From there, you may wonder how you will obtain the compensation you deserve. It is important that you speak with a legal advocate at this time.

Being hurt in a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may be left with questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company involved in your claim? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a Laguna Hills personal injury lawyer on your side.

Laguna Hills Car Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer are here to help you after you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected and that every question you have is answered. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Laguna Hills at (888) 539-3154 for the help you deserve 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. 

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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