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West Covina, CA (September 16, 2019) – A multi-vehicle collision along the San Bernardino Freeway led to injuries early Monday morning, September 16th. According to police, a wrong-way driver caused the crash at approximately 3:00 a.m.
Authorities stated that a white pickup truck entered the westbound lanes of the freeway and was traveling east. The pickup subsequently triggered a multi-vehicle collision at Pacific Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Emergency responders were summoned to the scene where they attended to several injured parties. Neither the number of victims nor their current conditions were reported. The freeway was closed down at Sunset Avenue following a SigAlert at approximately 3:22 a.m.
No further information was reported as authorities continue to investigate this incident.
Unfortunately, more than 3,000 California car accidents resulted in fatalities in 2017 alone, and thousands more resulted in minor to catastrophic injuries. Although there are often many different reasons why a collision can occur, you may be entitled to file a claim for compensation in the event that you have been hurt due to the negligent actions of another party.
Because of the extremely high costs of medical bills on top of lost wages, many victims opt to file a claim for financial recompense when they’re a victim of a car accident. It is our belief that anyone who has operated a vehicle in a negligent manner, resulting in the injuries or death of another person, should be held accountable for their actions.
At The May Firm, we will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path forward. If you have lost a family member or suffered an injury as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to receive a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys.
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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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