Oakland, CA (March 10, 2023) – Two vehicles were involved in an accident on Thursday evening in Oakland that sent at least one person to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.
The accident was reported to the California Highway Patrol troopers at approximately 5:20 p.m. on March 9.
According to officials, a white Chrysler 300 and a red Infiniti G35 collided on the westbound side of Interstate 80. The incident prompted authorities to close off the roadway in the area near the on-ramp for Appian Way South.
The vehicles were removed from the scene. California Highway Patrol troopers and local firefighters worked to remove the damaged vehicles and debris from the road.
Paramedics were dispatched to care for victims who suffered injuries. Those who required further medical care were transported to local hospitals.
The California Highway Patrol has an investigation underway surrounding the cause of the crash.
Car Accidents in California
Being hurt in an automobile accident can change your life forever. Unfortunately, we see innocent people suffer serious injuries daily as a result of automobile accidents that occur right here in California. The vast majority of accidents that are reported take place due to driver negligence. When drivers are reckless while operating their vehicles, they are likely to cause accidents that leave innocent people harmed.
When victims are left with serious injuries in the aftermath of motor vehicle accidents, they often face significant consequences. Not only are victims forced to undergo extensive medical treatment, but they often have to deal with towering financial consequences. Trying to cover tens of thousands of dollars in medical costs and vehicle repair expenses while being unable to work can seem impossible. Unfortunately, families often struggle together.
In California, those injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents are able to pursue legal action against those who are at fault. Filing a personal injury claim in the aftermath of an accident can provide injured parties with the financial resources they need to cover the losses and damages resulting from their accidents.
Awards for compensation are generally provided to victims based on comparative negligence. This law states that a person is able to recover compensation in the amount equal to the damages that are caused by the negligent party. If they contributed to their own accident taking place in any way, the amount of compensation might be reduced equal to the amount of fault they share. For this reason, it is critically important to have the strongest evidence possible for your claim.
At Wilshire Law Firm, we believe that everyone has a right to justice. With experienced car accident lawyers and a proven commitment to recovering over $1 billion since 2007, you can be sure that entrusting us with your personal injury case is the best option for you or your loved one. We understand how difficult this time may be and will make all efforts possible to ensure the process is as fast and efficient as possible while also providing compassionate assistance throughout. Contact us today at 800-358-1884 to schedule a free consultation.