Downey, CA (August 4, 2020) – On Monday morning, August 3rd, a woman was seriously injured in a car crash that took place in Downey. It was reported on the 605 Freeway at Studebaker Road around 7:33 a.m.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a silver Honda sedan and a gray Kia Optima were traveling north on the freeway when they collided at or near the on-ramp to Studebaker Road. One of the vehicles was smoking due to the impact of the crash and one woman was located on the ground due to her injuries.
Authorities with the Downey Fire Department arrived at the scene where EMTs transported the female victim to a nearby hospital. Her current condition has not been reported.
Both vehicles sustained at least moderate damage during the crash and crews had them towed from the scene. No further details were reported.
The cause of this accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Los Angeles
Official statistics show that in 2014, a total of approximately 46,500 traffic accidents occurred just within the city limits of Los Angeles, alone. During 2015, that number rose to about 52,000 and then increased again the following year with a total of around 55,350 car crashes. Car accidents in Los Angeles are commonly detrimental as seriously careless drivers are often the cause of such incidents. Some of the leading causes of serious car accidents around Los Angeles include reckless drivers who engage in actions such as DUI, speeding, drowsy, and distracted driving.
Fully realizing your rights as a victim or a bereaved loved one can be of paramount importance as you begin moving forward. First and foremost, however, those who have suffered unjustly at the hands of a negligent driver or other entity must understand the need for aggressive representation to fight on their behalf as soon as possible. In the event of a crash that has claimed the life of a loved one, family members are encouraged to hold the liable party accountable for wrongful death.
After suffering an injury or the loss of a family member, victims are left with enormous costs due to hospitalizations and often continued care, including years of therapy in many cases. There is nothing more important than obtaining astute representation that understands the sensitive nature of such a time. The victim of someone else's actions should never be held responsible for the cost of their treatment, and an experienced car accident attorney will help you recover the compensation you deserve.
At AgnewBrusavich, our dedicated Torrance car accident attorneys are devoted to helping those who have wrongfully suffered at the hands of an irresponsible party throughout Torrance and surrounding areas. We understand the overwhelming moments that follow a sudden and severe accident, and we are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured or lost a loved one because of someone else's negligence, contact our Los Angeles accident attorneys at (310) 928-9081 today.
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