Santa Ana, CA (December 10, 2023) – The California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an injury-causing vehicle crash on Sunday, December 10.
According to dispatch notes, at least two vehicles collided on the northbound side of State Route 73, not far from the exit and transition ramp to Newport Coast Drive. EMTs were dispatched shortly after the incident occurred at about 8:15 a.m., and paramedics appeared to identify an unknown number of victim injuries. Details on the victims’ current conditions weren’t released publicly, and it’s unclear if EMTs took anybody to a local medical center. No additional details are available, but officers are still investigating at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their families. We hope for their complete recovery.
The streets and highways of Orange County are among the busiest and most dangerous in the country. According to the TIMS crash mapping system utilized by the California Highway Patrol, there were 11,951 reported crashes in Orange County in 2021.
Moreover, though most reported injuries were classified as non-severe, nearly 800 people reported severe injuries. However, it is important to remember that although an injury may not be severe, nearly any type of car accident injury can linger and worsen over time.
Needless to say, car accidents in Orange County can affect your life in many different ways. In addition to causing pain and suffering, the crash can interfere with your ability to work and earn a living. You may not be able to enjoy certain activities that you once enjoyed. Your recovery may take longer than you anticipated. In the meantime, medical bills can pile up, resulting in financial frustration.
These are just a few consequences of an Orange County car accident. However, there is help available for victims. California law allows accident victims to seek compensation for their injuries. This includes the right to be reimbursed for medical costs and compensation for pain and suffering. To receive the full value of your case, it is vital to speak with a car accident lawyer in Orange County as soon as possible.
Here at Russell & Lazarus APC, we can help if someone else’s negligence has left you coping with injuries and other damages. We are standing by to help you at any time. Let our skilled attorneys assist you in securing your future and getting back on your feet following a major crash.
We offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. To schedule your time to speak with a Santa Ana car accident lawyer, please contact us at the link on our website or call us at (888) 539-3154.
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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