5/7 Santa Ana, CA – Injuries Reported in Car Accident on SR-55 Near Baker St

Santa Ana, CA – Injuries Reported in Car Accident on SR-55 Near Baker St

Santa Ana, CA (May 7, 2022) – One or more parties were injured in a serious car accident on a major roadway in Santa Ana on Saturday night, May 7.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 10:24 p.m. in the southbound lanes of SR-55 around the area of Baker Street. It was determined that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided due to unknown reasons. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result of the accident.

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known.

Most southbound lanes of traffic were blocked for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We offer our thoughts to those who have been hurt in this collision with hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in California 

There are not many things that compare to being involved in a car accident, especially one that leads to serious injuries. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt as a result of car accidents and are left wondering what options they have during these difficult times. Many individuals are left to figure out how they will keep up with the bills that pile up against them as they focus on their physical recovery. You have many rights and options under California law. It is important that you speak with a skilled legal advocate in your time of need following a collision.

At the center of a personal injury claim stands proving negligence against another party. This may not be easy to do on your own, which is why you should speak with a Santa Ana car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. You may be able to prove that a variety of factors are evident in your claim, including some of the following:

  • A driver owed you a duty of care
  • A driver breached their duty of care through their reckless driving acts
  • The breach in duty led to the accident
  • The accident led to injuries and other damages

If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should seek the immediate help of a Santa Ana personal injury lawyer.

At Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer, our attorneys are here to help you and your family after a California car accident that has turned your life upside-down. The insurance company will make you meet strict filing deadlines and may give you reason after reason for why they are offering you much less than you deserve. This is an unfortunate reality that you may have to face, which is why our attorneys are here for you. Please contact a car accident attorney in Santa Ana at (888) 539-3154 for more information.

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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