Santa Ana, CA (August 15, 2022) – On the afternoon of August 14, a car accident happened in Santa Ana that resulted in injuries. At approximately 4:40 a.m., the crash took place on State Route 55. 

Reports indicate that the collision happened on State Route 55 near Edinger Avenue for reasons still under investigation by local authorities. Paramedics rendered aid to the injured victims at the crash scene. 

At least one person was transported from the scene to a local hospital for treatment. Currently, the involved individuals have not been identified to the public. 

Delays in traffic were observed in the area for some time while responders worked to secure the wreck site. Drivers commuting near Edinger Avenue on State Route 55 were asked to use alternate travel routes for the time being.

We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims. Our thoughts are with everyone involved. 

California Auto Collisions

Santa Ana, CA - Auto Crash Ends in Injuries on SR-55 near Edinger AveCar accidents in California happen frequently and for many different reasons. California sees more auto accidents than most other states in the nation, with over 400,000 auto crashes reported per year. 

On average, over 150,000 people sustain injuries in car crashes in California annually, and close to 3,000 lose their lives. The most common causes of car crashes in California include driver intoxication, distraction, and speeding. These three dangerous driver behaviors are all examples of driver negligence that are seen displayed throughout the country at alarming rates. 

At this time, driver distraction causes the majority of the auto accidents reported in the United States. Over 400,000 vehicle collisions happen in the US related to driver distraction each year. Overall, the United States sees more than 6 million car crashes per year. These wrecks injure over 3 million people and take the lives of close to 40,000 every year. 

When you or someone you love has sustained injuries in a car crash caused by driver negligence, it can be extremely difficult to recover. Not only may you be suffering physically and emotionally, but you may also be suffering financially. The costs related to sustaining a severe injury in a car wreck can be exorbitant, reaching the tens of thousands. 

A car crash lawyer in Santa Ana can help you get the money you need to make a full financial recovery, especially if you know that your accident was not your fault, but the fault of a negligent driver. If you were hurt in an accident in Santa Ana, you should contact a car accident lawyer from Beckerman Anderson as soon as you can. 

Our trusted legal team has been working for decades to help injured crash victims like you get the financial compensation and justice they are entitled to. You can reach our law office at 949-409-4299 to file a personal injury claim with an attorney. 

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.