Santa Ana, CA (February 5, 2022) – Two people were reportedly killed in a fatal crash that took place on a roadway in Santa Ana on Friday evening, February 4.
According to Orange County officials, the accident happened at 5:50 p.m. on South Bristol Street around the area of West Saint Andrew Place near the Mater Dei High School. When police arrived at the scene of the crash, they found that four vehicles collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. One of the vehicles was on top of another. The accident led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Two people involved in the accident, identified only as men in their 60s, were trapped in their vehicles. After being rescued, they were pronounced dead at the scene. Four other people sustained injuries, with three of these victims being transported to local hospitals for treatment.
All lanes of South Bristol were blocked in the area for a period of time until police had the scene cleared. One person was allegedly impaired at the time of the accident but police have not yet announced arrests.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of California. Though many of these accidents are described as minor fender-benders, others are incredibly severe and even fatal in nature. In 2019, it was estimated that approximately 3,606 people were killed in fatal collisions and many others were injured. Families are never prepared to face the death of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in an accident. If you have suffered from these losses, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
Few things are as painful as facing the unexpected loss of a loved one in a fatal crash. If you and your family have sustained these losses, you should speak with a Santa Ana wrongful death attorney who can help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. As you are grieving these immense losses, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Having legal help during these times can put you on the right path so that you don’t have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a wrongful death claim on your own.
At Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer, our attorneys are here to help you after you have lost somebody you love in a collision. Wrongful death claims are known for being highly complex. Because of this, you should always have an attorney on your side who has handled these claims and has the resources necessary to help you along the way. We will help you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects, including the following:
You have options after a fatal collision caused by another party. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Santa Ana at (888) 539-3154 for the help you deserve.
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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