Alhambra, CA (March 16, 2022) – On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 16, a 90-year-old woman was sent to the hospital after she was injured in an accident caused by a police pursuit. Authorities said the chase started at around 4:17 p.m. when a driver operating a stolen vehicle fled police.
The pursuit ended after the suspect’s vehicle collided with several other cars. The driver turned into the northbound lanes of Interstate 710 and rear-ended a Prius before coming to a stop on the freeway.
First responders arrived on-site including paramedics and police. EMTs transported the suspect and the 90-year-old female victim to an area hospital for treatment.
Nothing further regarding the incident has been reported.
Authorities continue to investigate.
California Car Crashes
California car accidents take place thousands of times per day, and hundreds of thousands of times per year. On average, the Golden State sees more than 450,000 car crashes each year. Over 270,000 people sustain injuries and more than 3,500 are killed in these traffic collisions. Unfortunately, almost all of them are the result of some form of driver negligence.
Intoxication, speeding, distraction, and fatigue are some leading types of driver negligence that frequently cause accidents. No matter how mindful you are while operating your vehicle, you can unfortunately never be too careful due to the unpredictability of the actions of other drivers.
Sustaining a serious injury in a car crash can be a devastating experience. It can change your life for the foreseeable future and put a damper on your finances. Serious injuries can cost a fortune in medical bills, and possibly leave you wondering how you’re going to cover it all on your own. Depending on the circumstances of the incident you were involved in and the severity of your injuries, a personal injury attorney in Alhambra may be able to help.
Alhambra Car Crash Lawyers
You could be entitled to financial compensation in the event that you were hurt due to another driver’s negligent actions. Compensation is meant to cover the cost of your injuries, vehicle repairs, and more. Lost wages, pain and suffering, and loss of consortium may also be covered depending on the severity of your wreck.
Allow an Alhambra car crash lawyer to help you figure out whether or not you qualify for financial compensation for your injuries. The lawyers at Beckerman Anderson have been providing injured accident victims and their family members with firm legal representation, financial compensation, and justice for many years.
We believe that no one should have to pay for sustaining injuries due to another’s carelessness. We will work alongside you to ensure that you are able to collect full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and losses. Contact our office at 949-409-4299 to schedule a consultation for a free evaluation of your California personal injury claim.
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.