2 Injured After Car Crash on 91 Freeway Near Cherry Avenue
LONG BEACH (May 17, 2018) – Two people were injured in a traffic collision Wednesday afternoon on the Interstate 91 Freeway near Cherry Avenue, according to On Scene TV.
The accident happened at 1:08 p.m.
Car and Truck Accident Wednesday in Long Beach
Primary reports indicated a semi truck and a sedan collided in the eastbound side of the freeway, for reasons still under investigation.
When emergency teams arrived at the accident scene, they found two male adults in the sedan who both appeared to be hurt.
The driver of the sedan was reportedly trapped inside the vehicle. As per the article, firefighters used the jaws of life to extricate the victim.
An ambulance transported both the injured driver, and passenger to Long Beach Memorial Hospital for treatment of unknown extent of injuries. The names of the patients and their conditions at this time remained undisclosed.
Meanwhile, the truck operator was unharmed in the collision, officials said.
Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine the exact circumstances that led to the accident.
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A forensic examination of the big rig and the sedan involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the injured parties may pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault person. Traffic accident victims are entitled to seek recompense for hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic collision and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Los Angeles County personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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