Harbor City, CA (September 11, 2020) – Two people were injured in a traffic collision on a freeway in Harbor City this afternoon.
Shortly before 4:00 p.m, a tanker truck and a sedan were involved in an accident on the Harbor Freeway. Both vehicles' drivers were injured as a result of the wreck and treated at the scene of the collision by responding paramedics.
Both drivers, who remain unidentified at this time, were transported to a nearby medical center for treatment. The nature and magnitude of their injuries are currently unknown.
According to police, the truck traveled off the roadway and onto Vermont Avenue after the crash.
An investigation into the cause and circumstances of the wreck will be carried out by local authorities.
No further information has been disclosed concerning the accident at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts to those injured in the wreck in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Los Angeles
Due to the high volume of traffic on most of Los Angeles' major freeways, truck accidents are an all too common occurrence. On average, California sees approximately 27,000 truck accidents per year, a large percentage of them occurring in Los Angeles. In 2017, the Golden State saw approximately 27,982 truck accidents that caused 9,694 injuries and 359 deaths. The leading cause of semi-truck accidents in the US is prescription drugs, with speeding and fatigue close behind.
Drivers who perform such negligent acts as these should be held accountable for their wrongdoing, especially in scenarios where injuries result from their careless and reckless actions. If you are under the impression that you or someone you love was injured in a Los Angeles traffic accident caused by the negligence of another person, contacting a Los Angeles personal injury attorney may quite possibly be the next right step for you. You or someone you love could be facing numerous difficulties due to sustaining injuries in a negligently caused crash.
You could be suffering through potentially debilitating pain while attempting to physically and mentally recover from the injuries you sustained in the accident. On top of that, you could be financially burdened after such an event which adds a lot of unneeded stress into your life. Depending on the severity of your crash, you could benefit from hiring a Los Angeles catastrophic injury attorney who will fight for your legal right toward compensation as an injured accident victim.
A slew of different injuries can result from serious traffic accidents. Some of these injuries include but are not limited to, broken bones, traumatic brain/spinal cord injuries, paraplegia, quadriplegia, and others.
A skilled and experienced Los Angeles traffic accident attorney will be able to assist you in attaining full and fair financial compensation for any injuries and losses you may have incurred as a result of your recent traffic accident. Negotiating with the insurance companies and successfully holding responsible parties accountable for their actions is no easy task.
The attorneys at Agney Brusavich have been successfully assisting injured accident victims and their families get just financial compensation for their losses since 1984.
Injury accident victims and their families are well deserving of compensation so they are able to obtain proper medical and/or mental health treatment. Compensation can also be awarded in the form of damages, including things like pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and more.
Contact the compassionate and reputable Los Angeles personal injury attorneys at Agney Brusavich in order to find out if you are eligible for compensation for your injuries and losses. Call us today at (310) 928-9081 today for more information and to get started on your own personal injury case.
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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.