Ventura, CA (February 23, 2023) – At least one person was hospitalized for the treatment of injuries following a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Ventura on Wednesday afternoon, February 22.
At approximately 12:45 p.m., a collision between vehicles occurred on California State Route 118. The incident prompted officials to close off the roadway in the area near Mesa School Road.
Authorities remained at the scene extensively as they worked to clear the road of debris and damaged vehicles.
Major injuries were reported as a result of this accident. One ambulance rushed to the scene of the accident to care for the victim and to transport them to a local hospital for further medical care.
California Highway Patrol troopers are currently investigating the accident.
Car Accidents in California
Every year, motor vehicle accidents in California leave tens of thousands of people injured. Quite often, victims involved in these accidents are forced to go through extensive medical treatment. Many victims are forced out of work and have to spend weeks or even months recovering from their injuries.
Unfortunately, we see a significant number of people who are left with serious injuries following accidents due to the reckless and negligent actions of others. Some of the most common injuries reported by car crash victims in our state include:
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
- Cuts and lacerations
- Emotional trauma
- Back injuries
- Soft tissue injuries (sprains and strains)
- Loss of limbs
- Broken bones
Any type of injury can require extensive medical treatment. Unfortunately, victims are often forced out of work and have to undergo extensive medical treatment. Victims often struggle to move forward after being harmed in automobile accidents. Trying to come up with the financial resources to cover medical costs and more can be incredibly challenging.
If you have been hurt as a result of an automobile accident while traveling in California, you may be able to take legal action. Following your crash, you can file a personal injury claim against the party who is responsible for the accident taking place. Seeking the help of a car accident lawyer in Ventura can ensure you have the strongest case possible against the defendant.
At Wilshire Law Firm, we understand that suffering a traumatic injury as a result of a car crash can be overwhelming. For this reason, our award-winning legal team will fight to ensure justice and full compensation for your damages. With more than 25 years of experience in handling complex personal injury claims for clients and more than one billion dollars recovered for injured parties across California, you can depend on our fearless legal advocates to deliver results. If you have suffered an injury due to another party’s negligence or recklessness, reach out to our personal injury lawyers today at 800-358-1884 to schedule a free consultation to get started on your case.