4 Injured in Los Angeles Crash on East Vernon Avenue
LOS ANGELES (July 12, 2018) – A major injury collision took place along East Vernon Avenue on Thursday afternoon, according to Los Angeles Fire Department.
The accident was reported shortly before 5 p.m. at 525 East Vernon Avenue.
A statement released online by Los Angeles Fire Department said for an unknown reason five cars collided on Vernon Avenue. Extrication was mentioned in the report but it did not specify how many parties were rescued.
Multi-Car Crash in South Los Angeles Thursday
Firefighters along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a total of four people who were hurt following the crash. All four patients were taken to local hospitals where two of them were listed in critical condition.
Their names and the extent of the injuries sustained by the victims were not immediately released.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the incident.
We extend our prayers and sincerest thoughts to all the parties involved and their families and friends during such a difficult time. We wish them a swift and full recovery.
Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of all the vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of each driver, 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 simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by both vehicles such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
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 are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced Los Angeles personal injury lawyer to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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