Westlake, CA (January 5, 2020) – Six people sustained injuries in a three-vehicle collision that occurred at an intersection in the Westlake neighborhood of Los Angeles this morning.
According to police, the collision occurred between two cars and one box truck at the intersection of Beverly Boulevard and North Rampart Boulevard at approximately 10:26 a.m. on January 5. Emergency medical services along with police and firefighters were dispatched to the crash scene shortly after it occurred.
One person was trapped in their vehicle and required extrication by fire crews. One of the six people who were injured sustained critical injuries and required transportation to a local hospital for treatment.
Five other people were hurt in the crash who sustained injuries of a minor nature, according to the incident report. It remains unclear whether or not they required transportation to the hospital.
No one involved has been identified to the public at this point in time. Police are currently investigating the cause and liability of the accident. No other information has been provided to the public concerning the details of the incident.
We would like to offer our thoughts to everyone involved in this injury accident in Westlake. We hope for the full recovery of everyone who was injured.
A crash investigation is currently being carried out by area authorities.
Car Crashes in Los Angeles
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.
Alarmingly, 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 some form of driver negligence. Some examples of driver negligence include but are not limited to; Fatigue, intoxication, and distraction.
In the event that you or a loved one of yours is injured in a negligently caused Los Angeles traffic accident, you could 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 Los Angeles 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 but not limited to 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 serious accident aftermath. 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 Los Angeles personal injury 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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