8 Injured After Car Hits Starbucks in Valley Glen
VALLEY GLEN, Los Angeles County (July 20, 2017) – Several people were injured after a car struck a Starbucks coffee shop Thursday afternoon along Victory Boulevard, according to Los Angeles Daily News.
The collision took place about 1 p.m. at the Starbucks in the 12900 block of Victory Boulevard.
As per the article, Los Angeles Police Department said the accident started when a blue Subaru was reportedly turning left from Victory Boulevard onto southbound Coldwater Canyon Avenue.
For an unknown reason, the Subaru then collided with a red Chevrolet Cruze which was traveling east on Victory at the time. The Chevrolet spun out of control, drove onto the sidewalk and plowed into the Starbucks. It ended up inside the establishment of the northwest corner on Victory.
Valley Glen Car Accident
A total of eight people, who apparently were customers of the coffee shop, were hurt following the wreck. Three patients were transported to the hospital with injuries considered as non-life-threatening. One of them was a woman in her 80s who was hospitalized as a precaution.
The other five victims were evaluated at the scene for minor injuries. Their names and condition at this time have not been yet released.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the drivers of the two vehicles involved were unharmed.
As authorities continue to conduct their investigation, several questions pertaining to the collision have emerged and are needed to be resolved to determine what exactly caused the accident. Was any of the motorist involved under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Did any of the two drivers show recklessness or negligence and neglect the safety of others?
Once the investigation process is over and liability is then determined, victims in this incident will be entitled to pursue a personal injury claim against the at-fault party. We at Johnson Attorneys Group know that injuries sustained in a traffic accident are stressful and traumatizing and victims are left with confusion regarding their legal rights. We strongly encourage you to seek out the help of a professional auto accident lawyer who will fight for your rights and represent you in court.
With years of experience, our staff members will assist you in proceeding on with your claim and will be there for you every step of the way. We will obtain maximum settlement for all your hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, property damage and other losses. If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an accident and you believe another person is at fault, contact our experienced Los Angeles County attorney today for a free case consultation at 800-235-6801.
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