Tustin, CA (July 23, 2020) – A multi-vehicle accident with injuries was reported on the Santa Ana 5 Freeway at Newport Avenue in Tustin. According to officials, it took place early on Wednesday morning, July 22nd, at around 2:55 a.m.
Officers with the California Highway Patrol said that three or more vehicles collided in the southbound lanes of the freeway, resulting in serious traffic delays. All lanes of traffic were stopped as one of the vehicles was unable to move and emergency crews were dispatched to the scene.
Police paramedics arrived at the crash site where they went to work assisting the victims involved. At this time, no information has been reported regarding the conditions of the victims.
The events that led to this incident are under investigation. No further details have been made available.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Tustin
Within the year 2015, at least 3,176 people were killed in traffic collisions all around the state of California. A total of 162 deaths were reported following numerous crashes in Orange County, alone, many of which were reported as car accidents in Tustin and other major areas in the county. Many of these sudden and serious accidents are likely to have been triggered by negligent and otherwise irresponsible motorists. Specific actions such as distracted or intoxicated driving are often liable for the most detrimental accidents, and it is vital for those involved to fully understand their rights during such an overwhelming time.
Abrupt car crashes routinely leave victims and their family members with the immensely high costs of recovery. The expenses that follow not only the initial hospitalization of a victim but the continued medical care on top of lost wages as well, can be overwhelming. In many cases, injuries are serious enough to ensure that a victim has to go through years of physical therapy and other costly treatments in an attempt to feel normal again.
In no way should the victim of another person’s actions be forced to cover the costs of their recuperation. Careless drivers show no regard for the safety of others on the road, and there is no reason that such parties should be able to escape accountability. Obtaining an aggressive and compassionate motor vehicle accident attorney to go after the party or parties who are responsible for your injuries is of the utmost importance as you begin the journey toward full recovery.
A serious car accident can have terribly life-altering effects for all those involved. Our capable and compassionate Orange County car accident attorneys at Beckerman Anderson recognize the overwhelming nature of a sudden collision, and we are devoted to representing those who have unfairly suffered by no fault of their own. If you have been injured or suffered the loss of a family member due to the actions of a negligent party, please don’t hesitate to contact our Orange County car accident or wrongful death attorneys today at (949) 474-2254.
Note: These posts have been generated through the use of outside and secondary sources for Beckerman Anderson. These sources include news stories, police reports, and first-hand accounts of accidents and the injuries involved. As a result, we have not been able to independently verify all of the details surrounding each accident that we post about. If you see any information that is not factual or is incorrect, please notify us immediately and we will ensure that the story is corrected with the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As members of our local community, we at Beckerman Anderson, strive to draw awareness to the dangers that are related to driving and provide overall safety information for our community members. We are always saddened when we learn about a serious injury accident in our area and hope that through awareness, drivers in our community will take the necessary precautions to avoid such accidents. The information provided in these posts should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. This story is not a solicitation for business. The photographs used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.