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Pacoima, Los Angeles, CA (August 21, 2019) – Several people suffered injuries, at least one serious, after a dump truck collided with a vehicle before crashing into an apartment building in the Pacoima section of Los Angeles. The incident happened at the intersection of West Branford Street and Laurel Canyon Boulevard.
The accident began when a dump truck collided with a silver Mazda at the intersection. The impact of the collision sent the dump truck off the roadway and crashing into a nearby apartment building. One resident, identified as Yajaira Ramos, stated that the collision felt like an earthquake.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene, where the operators of the vehicles involved and at least two pedestrians were injured. The conditions of most of the victims appear to be non-life threatening but an older female who was inside the apartment sustained major injuries. She is listed in serious condition at the hospital.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
In 2016, there were a reported 8,206 dump truck accidents. This number reflects the number of accidents in which damage was severe enough to require the trucks involved to be towed away from the scene. Any truck accident in California has the potential to be life-threatening, especially when unprotected citizens are struck. The most important thing to understand at this time is that you likely have serious rights as a victim.
We understand that there is often nothing as life-altering as suffering a sudden injury and it is important to realize that your rights must be protected as soon as possible. Additionally, when you or a loved one has been injured or killed as the result of someone else’s negligent or criminal behavior, it is essential to understand the need for qualified representation.
Our accident attorneys at The May Firm will work with you to preserve your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path ahead. If you have been hurt as the result of another person’s actions, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or contact us online to speak with one of our expert attorneys today.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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