Westminster, CA (April 18, 2023) – On April 18 in Westminster, an automobile collision apparently occurred, prompting the dispatch of emergency services.
The California Highway Patrol said that the collision happened on westbound State Route 22 at Harbor Boulevard at about 4:00 p.m. Two cars collided after meeting at the exit and continuing in opposite directions.
The collision was serious enough to warrant the dispatch of emergency medical services. However, at this moment, it is unclear how many people were injured or what sort of injuries they sustained.
The specifics of the incident are currently being investigated by the proper authorities.
Our thoughts go out to the wounded and their loved ones.
Tragically, California has a high rate of traffic accidents. After all, driving is essential for most Californians’ daily lives. Since so many people live there, and so many cars are on the road (almost 27 million), California is consistently ranked as one of the most hazardous states in which to drive. Every day, commuting times are lengthened due to the overwhelming amount of automobiles and trucks using the roads.
On the roadways of California, accidents are always a risk. However, no one ever expects to become an accident victim. Knowing the most prevalent causes of accidents might help drivers avoid them.
You may prevent almost all of these reasons by practicing safe driving habits. Every driver has an obligation to use caution and good judgment on the road. Generally speaking, if an accident does place, it is because someone failed to exercise the “duty of care” required by law, rendering them accountable for any resulting damages.
Thousands of individuals are rendered permanently unable to work due to injuries sustained in vehicle accidents every year. Furthermore, many individuals are injured beyond repair in vehicle accidents and need constant medical attention.
The good news is that an experienced attorney in the field of vehicle accidents should be able to advise you on your next steps. With the aid of an attorney, victims of accidents have many options for pursuing compensation for their losses in court. An experienced attorney’s advice on how to proceed with your case might be invaluable.
Do not wait to get in contact with the skilled accident attorneys at Russell & Lazarus if an accident caused by another party’s carelessness has left you with injuries and other damages. Call (949) 309-0990 to speak with a Westminster automobile accident attorney.
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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