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Car Crash on 59th Place in Vermont-Slauson Los Angeles, August 9

Car Crash on 59th Place in Vermont-Slauson Los Angeles, August 9

10 Seriously Injured in Los Angeles Accident on West 59th Place

LOS ANGELES (August 9, 2018) – Almost a dozen people were seriously injured after a traffic collision on West 59th Place in the Vermont-Slauson neighborhood Thursday, according to KTLA and LAFD.

The accident was reported shortly after 3:30 p.m. at 474 West 59th Place near Figueroa Street. The area is just of the 110 Freeway, and about a block north of the 61st Street Elementary School

As per the reports, Los Angeles Fire Department said for an unknown reason several vehicles collided on 59th Place. The total number of the cars involved remained undisclosed.

Car Accident in Vermont-Slauson Los Angeles Thursday

Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a total of 10 parties who were hurt as a result of the crash. All 10 patients were transported to hospitals for treatment.

Two victims were listed in critical condition while the eight others in serious condition. Their names were not immediately released.

Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the incident.


We extend our prayers and sincerest thoughts to all the victims and their families and friends during such a difficult time. We wish everyone a swift and full recovery.


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A forensic examination of the all the vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of each driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles, such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.

Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this incident, the injured and not held responsible for causing the collision will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will include the compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, property damage and pain and suffering.

If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another individual, contact our experienced Los Angeles personal injury lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and fight aggressively for your legal rights. Give us a call for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.

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