Northridge, CA (March 11, 2023) – Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department and local firefighters responded to provide help on-site at an automobile accident in the Northridge area that ended in injuries on Friday afternoon, March 10.
Calls for help were received at approximately 1:45 p.m.
According to officials, vehicles collided on Lassen Street during the afternoon hours. Authorities arrived on site and located vehicles that were damaged and blocking the road in the area near the intersection with Vanalden Avenue.
Police and firefighters immediately went to work securing the road. Paramedics were dispatched to care for the victims who suffered injuries. At least one of the people involved was taken by ambulance to one of the area’s hospitals, where they received additional medical attention.
The Los Angeles Police Department is actively investigating the accident.
Car Accidents in California
Being involved in a motor vehicle crash is not something that a person is able to fully prepare for. Sure, you may be aware that these accidents leave victims with painful injuries and significant financial consequences. However, having to go through the aftermath of an automobile accident personally can be incredibly devastating. Victims are often unprepared to deal with the painful injuries that these accidents cause.
Some of the most common injuries that victims of car crashes suffer from include:
- Internal organ injuries: these injuries can be life-threatening if victims are not provided medical care immediately. Trying to overcome a punctured lung, a ruptured spleen, or another painful internal organ injury can be incredibly difficult.
- Severe cuts and lacerations: cuts and lacerations are some of the most common injuries that victims of crashes are left with. These injuries can result in permanent scarring and disfigurement. When the cuts are so severe, they can cause damage to the muscles and nerves in the affected area.
- Significant burn injuries: when victims are trapped inside burning vehicles as a result of automobile accidents, they can suffer severe burn injuries. These injuries can be incredibly difficult to overcome and require surgery and hospitalization.
- Severe head trauma: trauma to the head can be incredibly debilitating. We see many people suffer from traumatic brain injuries, severe facial injuries, and even fractured skulls due to automobile accidents in our state every year.
Unfortunately, these and other severe injuries often have overwhelming financial and emotional consequences on victims. After being hurt in an accident, families often have legal options available. Filing a personal injury claim can help to provide you with some financial relief associated with your medical expenses, lost wages, and more.
At Wilshire Law Firm, we are confident that our attorneys can provide you with top-notch legal representation and the justice you deserve. We understand how stressful filing a personal injury lawsuit can be, which is why we dedicate ourselves to helping walk clients through every step of this process. With over $1 billion recovered for clients since 2007, you can trust that Wilshire Law Firm will do everything in its power to protect your rights and fight for justice on your behalf. Contact 800-358-1884 today or schedule a free consultation for more information about how we could help with your case.