FULLERTON, California (October 7, 2016) — A driver allegedly ran through a red traffic light, crashed into another motorist and then into the Don Carlos Mexican Restaurant at Lemon Street and Commonwealth Avenue, according to a report by the Fullerton Police Department.
The crash took place Thursday night about 10:38 p.m. The woman driving the car was given a ticket for running the light and causing the crash. Minor injuries were suffered by at least one person involved, but details were not provided.
Police closed down Lemon Street’s northbound lanes between East Santa Fe Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue to investigate the collision.
Orange County Car Accidents
There were 165 people killed and 13,837 people were injured in 2013 Orange County traffic accidents, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide integrated Traffic Report. In Fullerton, 8 people were killed and 842 were injured in crashes in 2013, including one fatal motorcycle crash and 67 injury motorcycle crashes, the CHP statistics report said.
Help for Families
We know how difficult it is to handle legal issues when you have been injured or are helping someone recover after a collision. Johnson Attorneys Group can help. We have extensive experience handling collisions due to negligent drivers. It’s our aim to protect your legal rights and obtain the best possible settlement for all of your losses. Our headquarters are in Newport Beach, call us today for a free and confidential consultation at 800-235-6801.
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