1 Injured in Pacoima Crash on 5 Freeway at Paxton Street Off-Ramp
LOS ANGELES (June 2, 2018) – One was hospitalized after a traffic collision along the Interstate 5 Freeway in the Pacoima neighborhood Friday night, according to On Scene TV.
The accident was reported at about 8:43 p.m.
As per On Scene TV, California Highway Patrol said several vehicles were involved in the collision on the northbound 5 Freeway at the Paxton Street off-ramp. One of the cars involved, an SUV, rolled over on the off-ramp upon impact.
Car Crash in Los Angeles’ Pacoima, June 1
Los Angeles Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and evaluated five people, including three children. One patient, a male adult, was taken to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition.
Meanwhile, the total number of the vehicles involved remained unknown. Authorities mentioned that a steel light pole in the area was apparently struck during the crash.
The cause of the incident is still under investigation.
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A forensic examination of the 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 the 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 involved 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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