Seal Beach, CA (May 30, 2022) – A fatal multi-vehicle accident happened on a roadway in Seal Beach this morning, May 30. At approximately 3:30 a.m., the incident was reported to officials in the area.
Multiple responders were sent to the scene. At least one person was reported deceased at the site of the wreck by paramedics.
According to reports, the wreck took place on the HOV connector road from the southbound 605 freeway to the southbound 405 freeway. The California Highway Patrol in Orange County shut down all lanes of the connector with a SigAlert. The CHP in Los Angeles County issued a SigAlert shutting down all southbound lanes of the 605 freeway.
Lanes were shut down from Willow Avenue in Long Beach due to traffic backing up there.
Authorities continue to investigate the details of the wreck.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim or victims.
California Traffic Accidents
In the United States, millions of auto collisions happen per year. Approximately 3 million individuals sustain injuries in these accidents per year. Car wrecks are among the top ten reasons serious injuries and death occur in the US. Car crashes are also one of the top causes of death for citizens residing outside of the country or traveling abroad, according to information provided by the CDC.
More car accidents take place in California than in any other state in the United States. On average, the Golden State sees approximately 400,000 car wrecks per year that result in injuries for more than 150,000 people. Oftentimes, more than 1,000 car crashes occur per day in California.
Sadly, most of these accidents are caused by driver negligence. Driver intoxication, distraction, and speeding are three leading types of driver negligence. Nine out of ten car wrecks happen due to driver negligence in the US.
When you or someone you love is hurt in an accident, it can be very overwhelming and stressful. You may be feeling anxious and depressed, not to mention frustrated. Auto collisions that happen due to the negligence of others are usually more severe than other crashes. Driving while distracted or fatigued is similar to drunk driving, the most hazardous and fatal form of driver negligence there is. Regardless of how a driver displays negligence, it is dangerous for all involved parties, especially unassuming drivers on the roadway.
If you have recently been hurt in a crash, you may qualify for financial compensation. A skilled personal injury lawyer in Seal Beach can help you file a claim so you can financially recover after your wreck. It is in your best interest to work with a personal injury lawyer who knows the ins and outs of personal injury law.
The Seal Beach personal injury lawyers at the Mines Law Firm work to lift the financial burden you face so you can focus on your emotional and physical recovery. Our lawyers have many years of experience in helping injured crash victims financially recover. We will work diligently to help you and your family get back on your feet after you have been hurt in a crash caused by negligence.
You should not have to worry about finances and bills after sustaining injuries in a crash. Allow a skilled auto accident attorney is standing by at the Mines Law Firm to take your call. Allow our attorneys to help by calling us as soon as you can at 888-700–0093.
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