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West Athens, CA – Car Accident with Injuries at Western Ave & El Segundo Blvd

February 20, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

West Athens, CA (February 19, 2023) – After an automobile accident in West Athens on Saturday, February 18, there were reported injuries. 

At 9:09 p.m., the collision was reported at S. Western Avenue and W. El Segundo Boulevard. The degree of the injuries sustained has not been established, but at least one person involved was hurt in the collision.  The accident victims received medical attention on the site before being taken to nearby hospitals.

The crash site was temporarily closed and later reopened after tow trucks were dispatched to clear the resulting debris. 

There is currently no other information available, and as the investigation goes forward, more information will be made available to the public.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is in progress. 

Speeding-Related Crashes in California

West Athens, CA - Car Accident with Injuries at Western Ave & El Segundo BlvdSpeeding contributes significantly to traffic fatalities and injuries. A total of  11,258 people were killed in traffic accidents in 2020 as a result of speeding, or more than 30 people on average, every day. There were 10,136 fatal motor vehicle accidents in total that were caused by speeding. If driving too quickly for the road conditions or exceeding the posted speed limit was identified as a significant factor in the incident, then the crash is believed to have been caused by speeding.

In the wake of a major car accident, your life may be radically changed. Even if you were not seriously hurt, you will still be under extreme stress. It is essential to consult a lawyer who can help you collect the compensation you require to heal and return to your normal life. You need a lawyer with experience who understands how to succeed in personal injury cases.

After a crash, you could experience a range of emotions that give you a complex sense of fear, uncertainty, and worry about what to do, and you will need to make some crucial decisions that could have an immediate impact on your life. Your lawyer can assist you in making wise choices regarding your right to compensation. We are here to assist you in navigating the challenging legal system so that you can receive a complete and just recovery. 

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