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Santa Ana, CA – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on SR-55 Near Katella Ave

Santa Ana, CA (June 7, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious car accident that took place on a major highway in Santa Ana on Tuesday evening, June 7.

According to Santa Ana officials, the accident happened around 5:32 p.m. in the northbound lanes of SR-55 around the area of Katella Avenue. Two or more vehicles were traveling on the highway when they collided due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident and had to be towed from the scene.

Several Santa Ana responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately 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.

The roadway was blocked in most northbound lanes of traffic until police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.

Our thoughts go out to the injured victims involved in this accident.

Car Accidents in California

Drivers are expected to drive as safely as possible on our roads throughout California. This is especially true on our highways, where individuals travel every hour of the day. Hundreds of thousands of people, unfortunately, experience car accidents every year in the state of California. In just 2017 alone, in fact, it was estimated that approximately 197,146 car accidents took place in the state, with over 193,000 of them leading to injuries. Car accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons on our highways, including the following:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.

If you are somebody who has sustained injuries in a car accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. This is normal after a life-altering collision. Having the help of a Santa Ana car accident lawyer on your side can benefit you in many ways. You might be dealing with injuries that can lead to lifelong disability or even leave you in severe pain. On top of this, the injuries that stem from a collision can leave you out of work for some time. This is why it is important that you seek the immediate help of a Santa Ana personal injury attorney in your time of need.

At Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer, our attorneys will stand by your side after a car accident that was caused by another party. We believe that you, as an injured victim, have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys will stand by your side as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a variety of financial damages. We will help you when you need us the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Santa Ana at (888) 539-3154 to find out what options are available for 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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