Los Angeles, CA (February 23, 2023) – A collision reported in the Westlake area sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries.
The accident was reported at around 2:25 p.m. on February 22, according to officials.
The Los Angeles Police Department responded to the scene of the crash at West 7th Street and South Hoover Street and located two vehicles blocking the intersection.
Investigations determined that a gray sedan was passing through the intersection when it was broadsided by a black pickup truck. Both vehicles came to rest, blocking the roadway.
Medics arrived on the scene to help the injured people. At least one victim was taken to a nearby hospital for additional treatment.
The Los Angeles Police Department is currently investigating the accident.
Car Accidents in California
Every day, car accidents are reported in California that have an overwhelming impact on the lives of those involved. These accidents add up to tens of thousands of people being hospitalized in our state every single year. In most cases, people are hurt as a result of car crashes caused by motorists who are reckless or negligent. Some of the leading causes and car accidents across our state include:
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who are distracted by their cell phones or by other electronic devices
- Drivers who failed to yield to other motorists sharing the road
- Drivers who pass stop signs at intersections or run red lights
- Drivers who recklessly switch lanes.
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