Long Beach, CA (February 27, 2023) – One person was left injured as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Saturday evening in the Long Beach area. At around 10:35 p.m. on February 25, the California Highway Patrol was notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a collision on 710 Freeway.
Reports from CHP indicate that four vehicles collided on the southbound side of the freeway. The incident prompted officials to shut down multiple lanes near the 91 Freeway as they worked to remove the damaged vehicles and debris from the active lanes of travel.
One person involved in the accident was injured. The victim was treated at the scene briefly by responding EMS personnel and transported to Long Beach Memorial for further care.
The California Highway Patrol out of Long Beach has an active investigation into the accident to determine the cause.
Car Accidents in California
Hundreds of automobile accidents resulting in injuries are reported every day in the state of California. These incidents add up to thousands of people being hospitalized with serious injuries that affect their lives forever on a weekly basis.
In most cases, innocent people are harmed in accidents due to the careless and negligent actions of motorists. Some leading factors in car crashes across our state include:
- Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol while operating their vehicles.
- Drivers who use drugs before heading out on the road.
- Drivers who are too fatigued to operate their vehicles.
- Drivers who failed to yield the right-of-way to others.
- Drivers who pass stop signs at intersections.
- Drivers who are texting while operating their vehicles.
- Drivers who run red lights while traveling through busy intersections.
When motorists are intentionally negligent in the operation of their vehicles, they can cause severe harm to innocent people who are sharing the road. If you find yourself the victim of a car crash that was caused by negligent or reckless driving, you may have legal options that can help you move forward. A Long Beach car accident lawyer will be able to fight for fair compensation on your behalf in order to make sure you have the money you need for medical costs, lost earning capacity, vehicle repairs, and more.
At Wilshire Law Firm, our personal injury attorneys in California are dedicated to helping injured victims get the justice they deserve. Our fearless legal advocates have decades of combined experience in litigating for full compensation for all damages and losses that our clients have suffered, so you can rest assured knowing your case is in good hands. We have collected more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements and have earned a reputation for being one of the top 1% of law firms in the country. Schedule a consultation at our California law firm by calling 800-358-1884 to see how our team can make a difference in your case. Our lawyers can meet with you, for free, at your earliest convenience, to discuss your accident and the legal options that are available to help you move forward.