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Red Bluff, CA – Two-Vehicle Head-On Crash on West Side Highway (I-5) near Elder Creek

February 27, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Red Bluff, CA (February 27, 2023) – A head-on collision reported in the Red Bluff area resulted in injuries on Sunday evening, February 26.

At approximately 4:15 p.m., the California Highway Patrol was notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of an automobile accident on Interstate 5, the West Side Highway.

Reports provided by authorities show that two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision on the southbound side of the interstate. The incident caused severe delays in the elder Creek area near the bridge.

The vehicles were damaged in the accident and had to be removed from the scene.

Paramedics were called to provide care for the injured victims. Those who required further medical attention were transported to local hospitals.

The California Highway Patrol is actively investigating the accident.

Car Accidents in California

Red Bluff, CA – Two-Vehicle Head-On Crash on West Side Highway (I-5) near Elder CreekBeing involved in a car accident can have a devastating impact on your life. Unfortunately, thousands of people are hospitalized every single month with injuries from accidents across our state. Although any type of accident can have severe consequences for victims, head-on collisions tend to be more serious than most other types.

Victims who are involved in head-on collisions are likely to become pinned inside their vehicles. As a result, they can suffer more severe injuries and have the treatment they receive becomes significantly delayed due to having to be extricated. Victims of head-on collisions are likely to suffer from neck and soft tissue injuries, trauma to the head, and severe compound fractures. However, these accidents can result in any type of injury that leaves the victim was severe consequences, both mentally and physically.

Head-on collisions can take place for a variety of reasons. In most cases, these accidents are caused by drivers who drift into the opposite lanes of travel. Going the wrong way down a roadway is incredibly dangerous and can lead to a serious accident that results in even more severe injuries.

Another common cause of head-on collisions is drivers who are unfamiliar with the roadway. When drivers do not know where they are going, they are more likely to enter roads in the wrong direction. This is particularly true on busy highways, where drivers may enter using the wrong on-ramps or off-ramps.

If you’ve been injured as a result of a head-on collision caused by the negligent actions of another driver, a Red Bluff car accident lawyer can help you seek compensation for some of the losses and damages that you face.

At Wilshire Law Firm, we are committed to providing you with personalized legal representation and relentless advocacy. We have the knowledge, experience, and passion for fighting on your behalf in order to obtain the full and fair compensation for the damages that you deserve. Our team has collected more than $1 billion for our clients, and we are dedicated to providing fearless and individualized representation for every client we work with. If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, contact us today at 800-358-1884 for a free consultation so that we can start fighting for your rights as soon as possible.