Oakland, CA – Injuries Reported in I-80 Crash near Buchanan St

March 12, 2023

Oakland, CA – Injuries Reported in I-80 Crash near Buchanan St

Oakland, CA (March 12, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident took place in the Oakland area on Saturday morning that left at least one person with injuries. At around 4:06 p.m. on March 11, California Highway Patrol troopers were notified that an automobile collision had occurred on Interstate 80.

Reports show that a green pickup truck, a blue Chevrolet trailblazer, a dark green Volvo, and three other vehicles collided on the eastbound side of Interstate 80. The incident prompted officials to close off the roadway near the off-ramp for Buchanan Street.

Multiple tow trucks were requested at the scene of the accident.

Paramedics were dispatched to care for the victims who suffered injuries. EMS transported those who required further attention to local hospitals.

California Highway Patrol troopers remained at the scene for an extended period while investigating. These investigations are currently ongoing.

Car Accidents in California

Oakland, CA – Injuries Reported in I-80 Crash near Buchanan StCar crashes force victims to deal with overwhelming consequences every day here in the state of California. In fact, hundreds of people are hospitalized every day with injuries that they have suffered. Common injuries that car crash victims are left with following accidents include:

  • Brain injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries (whiplash)
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Cuts and lacerations

These and other injuries can have an overwhelming impact on victims. Many victims are unprepared to deal with physical and emotional injuries following motor vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, victims often face significant financial consequences as well.

After an automobile accident, injured parties are able to file personal injury claims against those who are responsible. A legal claim can provide you with financial relief for some of the damages that you face. This can include money for:

  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning capacity (if permanently disabled)
  • Vehicle repairs or replacement
  • Medical expenses
  • Long-term care costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish

To recover compensation, you must be able to successfully file a personal injury claim against the responsible party. This is done by showing that they owe you a duty of care. In California, drivers who are traveling on our roadways are always required to act responsibly while behind the wheel. You must then show that the person was negligent or reckless by engaging in some action that directly breached the duty. This could be by showing that they were speeding, on their phone, or engaging in another reckless action. Finally, you must be able to show that their action caused the accident to take place in that you suffered damages.

At Wilshire Law Firm, we are dedicated to providing injury victims with the best legal representation possible. Our team of experienced attorneys has extensive knowledge and experience in personal injury law, so you can rest assured that they will fight hard for your rights and ensure justice is served. If you or someone you know needs help with an injury case, our lawyers are here to help you get the compensation that you deserve. Schedule a free consultation by reaching out to our team at 800-358-1884 to see how we can help you protect your legal rights.