One Person Was Seriously Injured In Car Accident On Interstate 15 Freeway By Basilone Road In Orange
ORANGE, CALIFORNIA (March 24, 2019) – At least one person sustained major injuries in a car accident on I-5 in Orange.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place sometime around 10:40 a.m. Both of the vehicles involved in the crash ended up flipped the wrong way on the freeway.
Firefighters rushed to the scene and transported one person away to the hospital. An investigation into the cause of the car accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Car Accidents
Nearly 35,000 people are killed in car accidents every year in the United States. Millions more are seriously injured. Speeding, distracted driving, fatigue and drug use are among the leading factors of accidents. A number of collisions are caused by unsafe lane changes.
According to the California Vehicle Code 22107, “No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided in this chapter in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement.”
Victims of car accidents may be able to recover damages for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Injuries from a car accident can be substantial and long lasting. A car accident attorney can work to get you money for your treatment and make sure that you are being taken care of.
Investigating A Car Accident
If you or someone that you love has been injured in a car accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We’ve been helping families across California for over 40 years. Whether you just have questions or need legal guidance after an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.