Wilmington, CA (August 8, 2020) – In the early morning hours of August 5, an auto collision occurred on East Lomita Boulevard in Wilmington.
The accident took place at approximately 1:30 a.m. this past Wednesday morning when a semi-truck and a sedan were involved in an accident in the 1000 block of East Lomita Boulevard. During the crash, the sedan became trapped underneath the semi, trapping the driver of the sedan in their vehicle. Firefighters then extricated the sedan’s injured driver from their car who required transportation to a nearby medical center for treatment.
The extent of those injuries remains undisclosed at this time. No other injuries were reported to have resulted from the collision.
No one involved in the wreck has been presently identified as police continue their investigation into the incident and its surrounding details.
No other information is currently available.
Truck Crashes in California
California auto accidents take place hundreds of thousands of times per year. Trucks are involved in a large percentage of these accidents. The national average concerning truck crashes increased by 16% in 2017, and California sees approximately 250 fatalities per year due to truck accidents. Many California truck accident victims face extensive recovery periods and significant financial burdens in the weeks, months, or even years following the accident. Luckily, compensation is a possibility for many of these innocent individuals.
California, being one of the most populated states in the nation, has one of the highest traffic accident rates of all of the US states. A California traffic collision takes place approximately 485,866 times a year. These accidents injure over 276,000 people and take the lives of more than 3,000 individuals annually. The state of California alone accounts for approximately 11% of the nationwide accident-fatality rate. Since 2013, traffic accident-related deaths in the Golden state have increased by 23.5%.
Many questions often arise after you or a loved one are involved and injured in a catastrophic traffic accident, be it a truck accident or another type of traffic crash. In most cases, injured traffic accident victims are faced with debilitating pain that has a negative impact on their emotional and physical well-being. This pain can be exacerbated when their injuries were caused by another person’s negligence. Depending on the severity of the collision, an injured accident victim could be faced with towering medical bills and various damages and losses.
Our legal team at Richard Harris Law Firm is able to successfully protect the rights of traffic accident victims injured by negligence by providing them with invaluable legal advice, representation, and sought-after results regarding financial compensation and settlements. Contact our law firm to file a personal injury claim in California in order to receive full and fair compensation for your injuries in the event that you were injured in an accident caused by negligence.
Our experienced legal team at Richard Harris Law Firm has been providing injured accident victims with just compensation for their injuries and losses for the past four decades. We are here to assist you through your accident aftermath however we can. Contact our personal injury law firm today by calling (702)-444-4444 to speak with an experienced car accident attorney regarding your case.
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