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Berkeley, CA – Traffic Collision with Injuries Reported at College Ave & Bancroft Way

February 15, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Berkeley, CA (February 15, 2023) – An automobile accident occurred on the south side of Berkeley that resulted in injuries. Emergency officials were notified at around 9:10 a.m. on February 12 that they were needed at the scene of a collision on College Avenue.

Preliminary reports provided by the Los Angeles police department show that a collision between vehicles occurred at the intersection of Bancroft Way. At least one vehicle crashed into a structure near the intersection as a result of the initial collision. One person was ejected from their vehicle.

Paramedics were called to the scene to provide care to the victims. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for further medical care.

The circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated at this time.

Car Accidents in California

Berkeley, CA – Traffic Collision with Injuries Reported at College Ave & Bancroft WayCar crashes take place far too often in California. Many of them result in serious injuries for those involved. There are many instances where people are left with trauma to the head, broken bones, and even severe spinal cord injuries as a result of crashes. Suffering any type of injury can impact your health and well-being forever. Unfortunately, many people are hurt as a result of accidents caused by driver negligence.

If you’ve suffered injuries due to another driver’s actions, you can file a personal injury claim against them. In order to receive financial compensation for your losses, you will need to have the strongest case possible to prove liability.

Some common ways to prove liability in a car accident in California include:

  • Investigating the scene of the accident and gathering evidence there. This may contain still photographs or videos taken at the scene of the accident, statements from witnesses, or the official police report.
  • Conducting a thorough investigation of the insurance policies held by both parties involved in the collision to determine the policy limits that are applicable to your case.
  • Conducting a comprehensive investigation of the accident’s cause. This may require interviewing witnesses, checking traffic camera film, or employing an accident reconstruction specialist.
  • Obtaining your medical records to serve as evidence of the injuries you incurred in the accident.

A Los Angeles car accident lawyer will be able to take control of the investigation into your accident and gather these and other pieces of evidence for you. Your attorney will fight to ensure you have all of the evidence necessary while demanding full compensation for all of your losses and damages. It is important that you seek legal representation immediately to provide yourself with the best chance of getting justice.

Our knowledgeable California personal injury lawyers at Wilshire Law Firm will fight for your legal rights and make sure that you get the justice that you deserve. We understand how traumatic and life-changing an accident like this can be and are here to support you through the process to make sure that you receive maximum compensation. Schedule your free consultation today by calling 800-358-1884, so we can begin fighting for the justice that is rightfully yours.

Note: When composing these accident news reports, we consult independent sources. In addition to local and state police records, regional news outlets, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about serious and fatal accidents that occur in California, these sources also include local and state police reports. All of the details pertaining to this exact accident have not been independently verified by us. Please contact Wilshire Law Firm straight away if you see any information that needs to be corrected so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. On request, the post will be taken down.

Disclaimer: Accidents happen in the blink of an eye. Always be cautious when driving on California roads and highways. Maintain a safe distance and reduce your speed to avoid being involved in an accident. This is not a solicitation for business. This post does not contain any information that should be misconstrued as either legal or medical advice. In the event of an accident, get medical help as quickly as you can.  The image used in this post was not taken at the location of this accident.