San Francisco, CA (February 26, 2023) – At 5:55 a.m. on February 25, the San Francisco Police Department and firefighters were summoned to provide assistance at the scene of a multi-vehicle accident that was reported in the South of Market area.
According to law enforcement, multiple vehicles collided on the eastbound side of Interstate 80 during the early morning hours. The incident prompted police and firefighters to close off multiple eastbound lanes in the area of 8th Street.
Dozens of people suffered injuries as a result of the accident. Multiple first responders reported to the scene to care for the victims. A total of three victims were then transported to area hospitals for further care.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are currently being investigated.
Car Accidents in California
In California, almost 200,000 people are hurt annually in accidents. When there are numerous vehicles involved in an accident, the victim is far more likely to have serious injuries.
Unfortunately, many people in our state who are involved in car accidents end up needing medical treatment for significant injuries. In California, car accidents are a leading cause of several different types of injuries.
Victims of major accidents frequently face a long road to recovery from their injuries, including but not limited to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), mental stress, disfigurement, shattered bones, and soft tissue injuries like sprains and strains.
The law may allow you to seek compensation for injuries sustained in a car crash. You have the right to file a lawsuit against the party or parties responsible for your injuries if you believe that they were the fault for the accident. Hiring legal representation can increase the amount of money you receive for your losses and damages.
Being injured in an accident doesn’t have to mean spending your life savings on medical bills. You may be entitled to compensation for the following:
- property damage
- medical costs
- lost earnings
- loss of consortium
- lost wages
- loss of enjoyment of life
- long-term treatment expenses
- and loss of enjoyment of life
It is critical that you contact a California car accident attorney as soon as possible after your accident. It is in your best interest to hire legal representation as quickly as possible.
At Wilshire Law Firm, we have the skills and experience to effectively represent personal injury victims in California. Our attorneys have a proven track record of success, with more than $1 billion in damages recovered for thousands of injured victims and families throughout the state. If you or someone close to you has been wrongfully injured, please do not hesitate to reach out and contact us today at 800-358-1884 for a free consultation so that our dedicated legal team can fight on your behalf and bring you justice.