Santa Ana, CA (October 18, 2020) – Authorities in Santa Ana were called to the scene of a car accident that occurred on State Road 57 this afternoon.
At approximately 1:32 p.m. on the afternoon of October 18, Sunday, a traffic accident occurred on State Road 57 near Lambert Road. Injuries were reported as a result of the collision, though the total number of people hurt in the wreck remains unknown at this time.
No one involved has been identified as police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
Information pertaining to the severity and scope of any injuries suffered also has not been disclosed at this time.
The area of SR-57 where the accident took place was closed off to local travelers in the area for a period of time after the incident occurred in order to allow first responders to work safely at the crash site.
No other information has been disclosed at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts to those hurt in the crash in hopes of a speedy recovery.
An accident investigation is currently underway.
California Traffic Collisions
Auto accidents in California, unfortunately, occur hundreds of times per day. Recent statistics concerning the annual auto accident rates in California state that approximately 650 car accidents per day occur in the Golden State. Approximately 9 people per day are killed in California auto accidents or about 3,200 per year. This is approximately 10% of the national accident rate, which sits at around 32,000 people who lose their lives annually in auto accidents in the United States.
Sadly, almost all of the traffic accidents that take place in the United States are the result of negligent driver errors. Statistics state that approximately 94% of all auto accidents that take place in the United States are the result of driver negligence. Some examples of driver negligence include but are not limited to; Fatigue, intoxication, and distraction. Driver distraction is the number one leading cause of auto accidents in the nation, probably due to the advent of hand-held technological devices like smartphones and tablets. It is very important to remember to keep your eyes on the road at all times while driving and to stay alert and aware. This way, you could save not only your own life but the lives of many others whom you may encounter on the roadway.
In the event that you or a loved one of yours is injured in a negligently caused California traffic accident, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation that may be able to cover the cost of your injuries, damages, and incurred losses that may have resulted from the crash. Being injured by another person's carelessness may be a difficult and lengthy process to recover from, which is why there are California personal injury attorneys who make it their duty to assist those who may find themselves stuck in such a situation.
The California auto accident attorneys at AgnewBrusavich have been successfully helping injured accident victims and their families get through arduous accident aftermaths since 1984. You could be dealing with a number of trying issues during your recovery, including debilitating pain and suffering (mental and physical), the loss of a loved one, and financial burdening, among other difficulties. Facing all of these issues alone may seem like an insurmountable task, which is why the attorneys at AgnewBrusavich are here to help.
Our primary goal is to assist those who have been injured by another's negligence to get the financial compensation they deserve in order to move forward swiftly and successfully from the aftermath of a serious accident. Especially in the case that you or a loved one were catastrophically injured due to another's recklessness. Call our law firm at (310) 928-9081 today in order to speak with a skilled and experienced California auto accident attorney concerning your own personal injury case and to see if you qualify for financial compensation for your injuries and losses.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in Southern California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.