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Oakland, CA – Vehicle Collision with Injuries Reported on E 18th St in Merritt Neighborhood

February 21, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Oakland, CA (February 21, 2023) – At 12:45 p.m. on February 20, the Oakland Police Department responded to a motor vehicle accident in the Merritt section of town that left at least one person injured.

In the vicinity of 247 E. 18th Street, local police officials reported that a collision involving multiple vehicles took place. Authorities responded to the incident by closing down several lanes in the area.

Firefighters were called to provide assistance to the police.

At least one person involved in the crash suffered injuries and had to be transported to a local hospital.

The police department is currently investigating the accident.

Car Accidents in California

Oakland, CA – Vehicle Collision with Injuries Reported on E 18th St in Merritt NeighborhoodMotor vehicle accidents in California leave tens of thousands of people with serious injuries annually. In many cases, victims require extensive medical treatment and hospitalization to overcome the injuries that they have suffered. If you’ve been hurt as a result of a car crash that was caused by the negligent or reckless actions of another person, you may have legal options available. It is important that you seek the assistance of an Oakland car accident lawyer immediately. Our team will get started working on your case immediately to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice after being harmed.

The Wilshire Law Firm is aware of the potentially devastating effects that being involved in a car accident may have on the lives of those who are harmed. The mental and physical consequences of crashes are made much harder by the financial strains that victims are forced to endure as a result of the incident. For this reason, our lawyers are committed to helping each person we work with maximize the amount of compensation they recover for various damages, including:

  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning capacity for victims who are left permanently disabled by their accident
  • Immediate medical expenses
  • Long-term care costs for therapy, rehabilitation, and nursing assistance
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • The costs to replace or repair damaged vehicles
  • Loss of consortium

If you are able to successfully pursue financial compensation for these and any other damages you have incurred, you may be able to alleviate some of the strain that has been placed on you. Do not put off protecting your legal rights if you have been harmed in an accident that was caused by the actions of another person; instead, take immediate action. Our Oakland personal injury lawyers at Wilshire Law Firm are standing by 24/7 to take your call so we can get started on fighting to protect your legal rights. Schedule a free consultation by reaching out to our Southern California personal injury lawyers at 800-358-1884 to get started on your case. Since our attorneys offer legal assistance on a contingency fee basis, you won’t have to worry about any costs upfront and may have peace of mind knowing that your legal rights will be upheld even if we don’t win your case.