May 14, 2022 In Local Accidents

Downey, CA – Injury Wreck on I-5 near Paramount Blvd

Downey, CA (May 13, 2022) – Injuries resulted from an auto accident that was reported in Downey on the evening of May 13. At approximately 10:30 p.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the scene to help the involved parties. 

According to reports, the wreck occurred on Interstate 5 near Paramount Bouvard. How and why the collision ensued remains unknown at this time. 

Numerous responders were observed at the scene, including EMTs, fire crews, and police. Emergency personnel rendered medical aid to injured parties on-site. Those who were seriously hurt were taken to area hospitals for treatment as needed. 

Currently, the involved parties have not been identified to the public. Authorities in Downey continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash. 

Traffic was backed up in the area for some time while responders worked at the scene. Police urged local drivers to use different routes. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. 

Car Accidents in California

California car crashes happen more than 1,000 times per day. Every three minutes, a car wreck is reported in the Golden State. Each year, more than 450,000 auto accidents occur there, causing injuries to hundreds of thousands of people. Over 250,000 injury collisions occur that cause injury to approximately 150,000 people per year. 

Car wrecks are a major cause of serious injuries and fatalities in the United States. They are listed in the top ten causes of unnatural death among Americans. Interestingly, riding in or driving a car is one of the most common activities among people who live in the United States. However, it is also one of the most dangerous and deadly. According to statistics gathered concerning the number of car crashes in the US, there is a 1 in 103 chance that you will be involved in a crash every time you get into a vehicle. According to estimates from car insurance industries, most people will file a claim for an accident approximately once every 17.9 years. 

Filing a claim can be complicated, especially if injuries or death are involved. A personal injury lawyer in Downey is an injured crash victim’s best bet to be able to fully recover from their accident and the injuries that followed. 

Especially if the wreck was caused by a negligent driver, injured accident victims should always contact a lawyer before speaking to anyone else concerning their accident. If you have recently been hurt in a crash, the insurance company will usually attempt to get you to settle for less than you deserve in terms of compensation. An attorney will deal with the insurance company for you so you can be fully and fairly compensated for your injuries and losses. 

The Mines Law Firm has extensive experience in helping injured crash victims get the justice and compensation they deserve after they’ve been hurt by the negligence of another person. Driver negligence causes more than 90% of the accidents reported in the United States, so there is a good chance your wreck was the result of someone’s reckless, careless, or negligent actions. 

You can reach the Mines Law Firm by calling 1-888-700-0093 any time, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, to schedule a free case review with our lawyers to discuss your case.

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