Santa Ana, CA (February 18, 2023) – At least one person was hurt following a two-vehicle crash in Santa Ana on Friday, February 18.
The accident was reported at around 2:37 p.m. on Interstate 5 NB near Chapman Avenue. A gray minivan reportedly collided with a white van at the scene. The area was temporarily closed while law enforcement officials were present. At least one person involved was hurt, and the crash victims were later transported to nearby hospitals for additional treatment.
At this time, no updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided.
Local authorities are handling the ongoing accident investigation.
California Car Accidents
Driving is incredibly dangerous, and we all do it almost every day. California is involved in a sizable share of the fatal collisions reported each year across the nation. In the United States, car accidents claimed 36,096 lives in 2019, and according to the data, 10% of fatal crashes took place right here in California. The national economy has suffered losses of $242 billion in car accidents each year on average.
The majority of people have never been involved in a car accident. That means that most people are not sure of what to do in the seconds, minutes, hours, days, or weeks that follow these types of incidents. Having legal support could be very beneficial during the difficult moments that follow a serious accident, and it could even be the difference in obtaining the full value of your personal injury claim.
Automobile accidents can occur in the single blink of an eye, leaving their victims with injuries that could drastically change or even endanger their lives. There is a chance that your vehicle was destroyed, and you are now suffering from serious injuries that prevent you from returning to work. The aftermath of an accident may be fairly severe and have a lasting impact on those involved. Unfortunately, not all vehicle accident victims receive enough compensation to offset their losses in order to make a complete recovery.
You need an experienced California personal injury attorney fighting for your rights if you were hurt in a car accident. The attorneys at The Wilshire Law Firm do everything in their power to guarantee that our clients receive the maximum amount of compensation required to pay for their medical bills as well as any losses resulting from a traumatic auto accident. Our personal injury lawyers are skilled at helping accident victims who have been hurt due to the careless driving of other motorists all throughout the state. If you think you were wrongly hurt in a car accident, call a Santa Ana car accident attorney at 800-358-1884 to talk with an experienced attorney about your case.