Santa Ana, CA - I-405 Scene of Multi-Car Wreck, Injuries at Hwy 118

Santa Ana, CA – I-405 Scene of Multi-Car Wreck, Injuries at Hwy 118

Santa Ana, CA (February 17, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a highway in Santa Ana on Friday afternoon, February 17.

According to Santa Ana Police, working in conjunction with California Highway Patrol troopers, the accident happened around 4:35 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-405 around the area of Highway 118. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes of the highway in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to collide with each other.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of 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 for about an hour after the collision but has since reopened. The investigation into the accident continues in the interim, and no additional details were made available by police.

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

Car Accidents in California 

Car accidents happen more commonly in California than in many other states throughout the entire U.S. This is due to the fact that California sees some of the highest rates of vehicles traveling on its major roads and highways, as well as the fact that tourism is at an all-time high.

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents within the state of California due to the reckless acts of others. You may feel alone and confused if you have sustained injuries in a car accident on California roads. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.

Following a car accident, you may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. This is why it is vital that you speak with a Santa Ana car accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to play a vital role in every aspect of your claim. They can help you show that the following factors are present in your claim:

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

If you have sustained harm in a collision, you should speak with a Santa Ana personal injury attorney as soon as possible.

Our team at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Trial Attorneys, are here for you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We believe you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm they caused you in an accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Santa Ana at (949) 309-0990 to talk about your accident claim today.

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.

Receive A Complimentary Case Evaluation

  • Hidden
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.