Madera, CA (February 20, 2023) – On Tuesday, February 14, two people were hurt after a driver ran a stop sign in Madera.
The crash was reported at the intersection of Avenue 11 and Road 33 ½ at around 9 a.m. It was reported that a Toyota Camry was headed eastbound when a pickup truck was headed south. For unknown reasons, the driver of the Toyota ran a stop sign and collided with the pickup.
The driver of the Toyota was trapped and had to be rescued by emergency responders. The motorist was transported to Community Regional Medical Center in serious condition. The other driver was treated at the scene.
The identities of the injured parties have not been provided.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Car Crashes in California
Every year, car accidents claim the lives of more than 32,000 people in the United States. The year 2013 had 3,000 fatal crashes in California alone. Although it is not always the case, most fatal accidents only result in a single fatality. In 2013, there were 30,057 car accidents nationwide, resulting in 32,719 fatalities. You can be involved in a serious crash any time you are on the road, and you need to be ready if it happens to you. With the guidance of an experienced attorney, injured parties can pursue lost compensation for their injuries.
It is crucial that you contact legal counsel as soon as you can if you have been hurt in a car accident because an automobile accident could permanently alter your life. Your injuries could prevent you from working, make you miserable, and leave you with years’ worth of medical debt. You need an aggressive advocate on your side who has expertise fighting for just recompense.
You might obtain compensation for the losses brought on by an automobile accident through a settlement. In a case involving an automobile accident, this could take place either before or after the trial. The insurance company may use settlements as a strategy to avoid having to pay you the full amount you would be entitled to if you went to court. Although the money is distributed all at once in a large lump amount, it is not always advisable to accept an unfair settlement rather than wait for a fair judgment that awards the full value of your case.
In traffic accidents across California, the attorneys at Wilshire Law Firm have consistently fought for clients who have sustained significant injuries. Our Madera car accident attorneys are committed to helping clients dealing with serious injuries to heal after an accident. We make the commitment to use every available legal resource to obtain just compensation for you. If you have any questions regarding what to do after a serious traffic accident, call our offices at 800-358-1884 to talk with an attorney.