Bixby Knolls, CA (February 16, 2022) – Four people were hurt after being involved in a single-vehicle collision on Tuesday, February 15 in Bixby Knolls. Emergency personnel actively responded to the scene shortly after the crash occurred in order to assist the injured parties.
The wreck was reported at the intersection of California Avenue and East San Antonio Drive at approximately 4:30 p.m. Upon their arrival at the scene, emergency crews found six people pinned inside an SUV that had slammed into a tree in the median.
At least one person required extrication from the vehicle by fire crews who used the Jaws of Life to get them out. Four of the six found inside the vehicle were rushed to area medical centers for treatment, two of whom were listed in serious condition.
The extent of the other injuries suffered in the crash has not been reported at this time. The area between San Antonio Drive and East Freeland Street was closed for more than an hour on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 15 while crews worked on-site. Debris from the crash was scattered across the roadway.
The police in Bixby Knolls continue to investigate the details of the accident. Nothing further has been reported at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.
California Car Accidents
California sees more car accidents than any other state in the nation. On average, there are over 400,000 car wrecks reported per year in the Golden State. More than 200,000 people are hurt in these wrecks per year, and over 3,500 lose their lives. California is one of the most highly populated states in the United States, which directly reflects its car accident and fatality rates.
Sustaining a serious injury in an auto accident can be a devastating and life-changing experience. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be forced to stay in the hospital for a lengthy time period, thus forcing you to miss work and much-needed wages. You may be suffering in more ways than one, including physically, financially, and maybe even emotionally. Depression, anxiety, and even PTSD can result from sustaining serious injuries in an auto accident, especially if you had to watch other people go through the same thing.
After being injured in an accident, you could be forced to pay outstanding medical bills and as a result of your injuries, be faced with a difficult financial burden. All of this coming at you at once can be extremely overwhelming and difficult. Allow a California 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. Financial compensation can help relieve some or all of the financial burden you may be faced with, which can help you to be able to focus on your physical and mental recovery.
Bixby Knolls Car Crash Lawyers
The Bixby Knolls personal injury lawyers at Beckerman Anderson have been successfully fighting for the rights of injured crash victims for decades. We boast an excellent track record when it comes to providing victims and their families with the most effective legal help in California. We firmly believe that no one should ever have to pay for sustaining injuries in a crash caused by negligence. We also believe that those who cause accidents due to being careless or otherwise inattentive should be held accountable for their actions.
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 949-409-4299 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.