Westminster, CA (September 8, 2023) – According to reports from California Highway Patrol troopers, a two-driver accident occurred in Westminster on Friday afternoon, September 8.
At approximately 12:15 p.m. local time, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a vehicle wreck on State Route 55 northbound.
Per the latest details released by the CHP, the wreck involved two passenger vehicles and took place near the exit to Katella Avenue. Injuries were reported as a result of the accident; however, the identities and conditions of those victims were not immediately released.
In the meantime, area first responders were dispatched to the crash scene, including police, EMTs, and fire crews. Few other details have been provided publicly, though officers are still investigating the surrounding circumstances of the crash.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their loved ones. We hope for their complete recovery.
Motor Vehicle Crashes in California
According to recent statistics compiled concerning the accident-fatality rate in California, there are approximately 3,200 people who lose their lives per year due to fatal traffic accidents in the Golden State. Hundreds of thousands more people are injured due to these accidents, some of which are debilitating.
In some cases, injured victims require extensive and expensive medical treatment. Thousands of people are forced to live in pain and suffering due to injuries suffered in negligently caused accidents. Although there is a multitude of options when it comes to medical treatment, most of them are costly.
After being injured in an accident, you could be forced to pay outstanding medical bills and, as a result, be faced with a difficult financial burden. 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.
If you or someone you love was injured in a negligently-caused California car crash, you could be faced with debilitating pain and suffering due to injuries you may have sustained in the wreck. You may also simultaneously be attempting to financially recover from the losses and damages that resulted from the incident, all while possibly mourning the loss of a loved one. This is an arduous and overwhelming situation that no one should ever be forced to deal with alone.
The lawyers at Beckerman Anderson may be able to assist you in collecting financial compensation to pay for things like outstanding medical bills, mental health bills, funeral costs, and other costs associated with your recent collision. Compensation can also be paid through pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and punitive damages, among other forms, depending on the circumstances of your collision.
Our trusted and skilled legal team at Beckerman Anderson has successfully assisted injured accident victims and their families for decades and will always tailor our approach to meet your needs.
Every accident case is unique and, therefore, requires a specific action plan. If you or someone you love is injured in a California traffic accident, our Westminster personal injury lawyers can inform you of and help you exercise your full legal rights toward compensation.
Call our law firm today at 949-409-4299 to speak with a skilled and experienced attorney concerning your case.