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Santa Ana, CA – Injuries Reported in Truck Crash on SR-57 near Orangewood Dr

February 28, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Santa Ana, CA (February 28, 2023) – On February 27, the California Highway Patrol out of District 12 responded to provide assistance at the scene of an auto accident that sent at least one of the involved parties to a local hospital with injuries.

At approximately 2:45 p.m., a black SUV and a semi-truck collided on the southbound side of California State Route 57. The incident blocked multiple lanes of travel on the roadway near the off-ramp for Orangewood Avenue.

California Highway Patrol troopers and firefighters out of Santa Ana responded to read assistance.

Emergency medical service personnel responded to treat the victims who suffered injuries. Those who required further assistance were transported to local hospitals.

The circumstances surrounding the accident are currently being investigated.

Car Accidents in California

Santa Ana, CA – Injuries Reported in Truck Crash on SR-57 near Orangewood DrA car accident can have a devastating impact on your life. Many people involved in accidents are left with serious physical injuries that impact their mental and emotional health and well-being. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people across California are hospitalized annually with significant injuries following automobile collisions.

The majority of accidents reported in our state are a result of drivers who engage in reckless action. When drivers refuse to operate their vehicles with care and consideration for other motorists, they can cause serious injuries to other people on the road. Unfortunately, we see many accidents take place as a result of drivers who are impaired by intoxicants, traveling at too high of a speed, distracted, or engaging in other careless and reckless actions.

If you have been harmed in a car crash as a result of the careless actions of another motorist, you may have legal options available. A Santa Ana car accident lawyer can help you recover financial compensation for some of the damages that you face. Some of the damages that you can recover after your car accident include:

  • Lost wages: If you have been forced to take time off work to recover from your injuries, you can recover compensation for all of the lost wages that you have endured.
  • Medical costs: You have the ability to recover compensation to alleviate some of the costs and images that you face as a result of your accident. This can include immediate costs for things like surgery and hospitalization, as well as long-term care costs for things like medication, medical devices, and therapy.
  • Vehicle repair expenses: You can recover compensation to cover the cost of repairing or replacing your vehicle. In some cases, you may even be able to receive a rental car while your vehicle is being repaired.

The Wilshire Law Firm team is committed to providing quality legal services and helping their clients secure the justice they deserve. With decades of experience in taking on insurance companies, our award-winning attorneys are experienced and determined to fight for our client’s rights and maximize compensation. If you have been injured in an accident, contact us today at 800-358-1884 to get started on your case. We will fight vigorously for you so that you can focus on recovering from your injuries.