Santa Ana, CA (August 2, 2020) – According to officers with the California Highway Patrol, at least one person transported to a hospital following a two-vehicle accident in Santa Ana. It happened on the Interstate 5 Freeway near 1st Street at around 3:08 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, August 1st.
Authorities said that a gray Acura collided with an unspecified vehicle in the southbound lanes of the freeway. CHP officers and emergency medical technicians arrived at the scene where they transported at least one injured victim to Orange County Global Medical to be treated. Neither the exact number of victims nor their present conditions have been reported.
At this time, authorities are still working to determine the events that led to this incident. 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 Santa Ana
Throughout the year 2015, authorities reported on thousands of traffic collisions that claimed the lives of 3,176 people all over the state of California. Within Orange County alone, at least 162 fatalities were reported following the numerous car crash that occurred, many of which were reported as fatal car accidents in Santa Ana, as well as all other areas around the county. Research has shown that some cities around Orange County report more traffic collisions than others, although nearly every crash involving a seriously negligent party results in catastrophe.
Severe accidents throughout Orange County are most commonly caused by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, speeding, and distracted driving. While there are other actions that contribute to sudden accidents, all serious injuries leave victims and their loved ones with the 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 Costa Mesa 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.