1 Injured in Los Angeles Accident at Devonshire and Topanga Canyon
LOS ANGELES (May 26, 2018) – One was hospitalized after a traffic collision in the area of Devonshire Street and Topanga Canyon Boulevard late Friday night, according to ABC 7 News.
The accident took place at around 10 p.m. in the Chatsworth neighborhood.
As per the article, officials said a pickup truck and a second vehicle collided at the intersection of Devonshire Street and Topanga Canyon Boulevard. One of the cars involved was cut in half as a result of the crash.
Car Accident on Topanga Canyon Boulevard in Los Angeles
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the driver of the pickup who was then transported to a nearby hospital with unspecified injuries. The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, authorities believed that speed played a role in the incident which is still under investigation. One lane of Topanga Canyon Boulevard, also known as Highway 27, was forced to shut down following the wreck.
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Based on the news report, officials are looking into the possibility that speed caused the crash that led to the injuries of a motorist involved. Authorities are still investigating the incident to determine the liability in the crash. The investigation will hopefully answer who had the right of way, whether or not driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs was a factor and whether or not excessive speed or distracted driving played a role.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, 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 and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to speak with our experienced Los Angeles personal injury lawyer to assist you in proceeding on with your case. We will answer all your questions and guide you every step of the way. Give Johnson Attorneys Group a call today at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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