Sylmar, CA (November 24, 2021) – At least five people, two of whom were children, were injured during a multi-car accident on Wednesday, November 24th on the 5 Freeway in Sylmar.

The collision took place at about 5:25 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the freeway at the Roxford Street exit.  

At this time, neither the number of vehicles involved nor what the crash is known.  

Emergency response teams were called to the scene to transport the five victims. Reports indicate that one or more might have been thrown from their vehicles during the impact. 

Details on the extent of their injuries and their conditions were not immediately available.

Car Accidents in California

Sylmar, CA - Three Adults, Two Children Injured in Car Accident on 5 Fwy at Roxford St

Automobile accidents are the number one source of accidental deaths and serious injuries in the state of California. The state’s fatal accident rate fell by more than 8% in 2018 from the previous year. In that year, the fatal victim rate also decreased from 3,884 to 3,563 throughout the state. The overall vehicular fatality rate in California is 9 deaths per 100,000 residents.

After being injured in an accident, you could be forced to pay outstanding medical bills and as a result, and be faced with a difficult financial burden. Allow a Sylmar car accident attorney to evaluate your case and see if you qualify for financial compensation due to the injuries and losses you may have suffered in a recent accident.

Sylmar Personal Injury Lawyers

In the worst-case scenario that you are under the impression that someone you love was fatally injured in a negligently caused California traffic collision, you could be entitled to significant compensation for your losses and incurred damages that may have resulted from your loved one’s recent traffic accident. Consulting a Sylmar wrongful death attorney is your best bet in receiving full and fair compensation in order to cover things like funeral costs and outstanding medical bills. You can also collect compensation in the form of pain and suffering, among other forms. 

The California personal injury lawyers at Beckerman Anderson have an excellent track record when it comes to providing victims and their families with the best, most effective legal help available. Depending on the circumstances of your case, we will award you compensation in the form of punitive damages and loss of consortium in order for you to get your life back on track as quickly and seamlessly as possible after your accident. Call (949) 474-2254 today to speak with an experienced attorney concerning your California personal injury case. 

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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.