5 Seriously Injured in Los Angeles Crash on Main Street Saturday
LOS ANGELES (December 1, 2018) – Several were seriously injured after a traffic collision along Main Street in the South-Central area early Saturday morning, according to the fire department.
The accident was reported at about 3:42 a.m. in the 3330 block of Main Street.
A statement released online by Los Angeles Fire Department said three vehicles collided for an unknown reason on South Main Street. At least one person was pinned inside one of the cars involved upon impact.
Multi-Car Crash on South Main Street, Dec 1
Firefighters responded to the scene and extricated the occupant from the wreckage. A total of five people were hurt as a result of the crash.
All five patients were immediately taken to hospitals to be treated for injuries ranging from major to critical degree. Their names and condition at this time were not disclosed.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the incident.
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A forensic examination of three vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, 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 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 result and findings of the investigation, the injured and held not liable for the collision may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Contact our experienced Los Angeles personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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