Anaheim, CA (January 23, 2023) – On Sunday, January 22, 2023, a vehicle crashed into the lobby of Clinica Mi Pueblo, a medical center in Anaheim. According to reports, the collision happened around 1:00 p.m. when the driver was heading northbound on Anaheim Boulevard. The vehicle collided with the clinic on the corner of East Sycamore Street.
Local police officers responded to the wreck immediately. It is reported that eight people suffered injuries from the crash. Emergency responders rushed victims to a hospital for their injuries. The current medical conditions of the victims are unknown.
Reports state that the driver lost control of their car, which caused them to crash into the building. The crash caused the clinic to close as well as the shutdown of both Anaheim Boulevard and East Sycamore Street. Investigations are still underway as the cause of the driver losing control is unknown.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
California Auto Accident Statistics
Car accidents happen every day in California. Close to 36,000 people die each year in car accidents, and 10% of those deaths occur in California alone. In Orange County, one in every three crashes involves speeding.
Rear-end automobile accidents make up about 33% of collisions, while accidents that happen on the broadside of the vehicle account for 30% of crashes. Head-on collisions or crashes that involve hitting an object or pedestrian account for 36% of the total wrecks that happen in Orange County. In 2021, 94% of drivers, passengers, and others involved in a traffic incident reported having suffered injuries.
Accidents commonly take place at intersections, on highways, and in rush-hour traffic in Orange County. Negligence is a common factor in accidents in the area. When drivers practice unsafe lane changing or drive on the wrong side of the road, they put everyone around them at risk. Failing to yield and completing improper turns are also offenses that cause collisions. Violations like these account for half of the accidents that take place in Orange County.
Drivers can avoid disaster by paying attention, maintaining a safe speed, and driving with caution. Drivers are encouraged to be aware of appropriate driving behavior so that safety can be ensured on our roads.
When someone suffers injuries due to the actions of someone else, victims can be left feeling vulnerable, confused, and lost. It is imperative to consider all of the legal options that are available to you. Seeking justice requires legal support in decision-making, and having an Orange County attorney on your side can give guidance in your choices and peace of mind.
Following an accident, it is important for families to understand the laws that apply to their case. Our Anaheim Auto Accident Attorneys at Beckerman Anderson want to protect clients’ legal rights and provide support throughout the entirety of the legal process.
Our attorneys provide clarity in the options available to families seeking to overcome the burdens of an accident. Give us a call at 949-409-4299 and start moving forward with your life today.
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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.