Santa Ana, CA (August 17, 2022) – At least one person was hurt in a car crash that happened in Santa Ana on the evening of August 17. According to reports, the crash happened at around 9:12 p.m. between an unknown number of vehicles. 

Responders were sent to the crash scene located on State Route 57 near Katella Avenue. At least one person was in need of treatment from paramedics due to their injuries. 

Currently, the names of those involved have not been released. Authorities in Santa Ana continue to investigate. 

 Traffic was delayed near the crash scene while police and other responders worked to secure the area. Local motorists were urged to use alternate routes of travel while the scene was active. 

Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full recovery. 

California Car Wrecks 

Santa Ana, CA - Major Car Wreck on SR-57 near Katella Ave Car accidents in California are not uncommon, happening thousands of times per day. On average, over 400,000 vehicle wrecks are reported in the Golden State every year that injure over 150,000 people. Sadly, more than 3,000 individuals are killed in car accidents in California per year. 

California is among the top three states in the United States with the most car accidents reported per year. Florida and Texas are the other two states in the nation with the most auto accidents. When you’re involved in an auto accident, it is important that you determine who or what caused your wreck, especially if you were injured. 

Oftentimes, negligent drivers are responsible for car accidents. Driver distraction, fatigue, and intoxication are all common but dangerous types of driver negligence. Currently, the leading cause of car wrecks in California is distracted driving. This is also true of the leading cause of car accidents in the United States. 

On average, over 400,000 distracted driving accidents happen in the United States per year. When you or someone you love is injured in a crash caused by negligence, you deserve to be compensated for your damages. A car crash lawyer in Santa Ana from Beckerman Anderson can help you get the money you need to recover from the damages you face. 

A lawyer is your best bet if you wish to get your life back on track after being hurt by the actions of a negligent driver. Call our law office at 949-409-4299 to schedule a consultation for a free case evaluation.

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.