4/13 Westminster, CA – Injury Accident on I-405 Near Edwards St

Westminster, CA – Injury Accident on I-405 Near Edwards St

Westminster, CA (April 13, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a major highway in Westminster on Wednesday afternoon, April 13.

According to California Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-405 around the area of Edwards Street. Several vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when one or more collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained heavy damages as a result.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries in the collision. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.

Due to the severity of the crash, the roadway was blocked in all southbound lanes for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

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

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

Car Accidents in California 

Car accidents have been increasing on our roads throughout the state of California over the years. These accidents happen virtually anywhere on our roads but highways are some of the most common places for harm. Car accidents can typically be prevented on California highways but continue to occur due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons, including the following:

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

If you have been hurt in a collision that was caused by another party, you will have to show that another party is at fault. This is not always easy to do, which is why you should have the help of an attorney on your side.

Being hurt in a car accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. You may be left with a wide array of questions that only a Westminster car accident lawyer will be able to answer. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a skilled Westminster personal injury attorney.

Westminster Car Accident Attorneys

Our knowledgeable attorneys at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer are here to help you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Westminster at (888) 539-3154 for more information on how we can help 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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