Lakehead, California – Traffic Accident on Southbound 5 Freeway Leaves One Injured
Lakehead, California (July 2, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a person sustained injuries as the result of a traffic accident that took place on the southbound lanes of 5 Freeway, in the vicinity of Pollard Flat. The incident occurred at approximately 4:06 PM in the late afternoon on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the individuals involved in the crash at this time.
As per the CHP report, a silver Ford F-150 pickup truck was traveling down 5 Freeway when it rear-ended a semi-truck for an indeterminate reason. Paramedics arrived at the crash site to administer aid. According to sources, one victim sustained severe injuries, resulting in paralysis, as a result of the impact. This individual’s current condition has not been revealed.
Following the crash, cleanup teams removed debris and cleared the site of the accident.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We offer our most heartfelt prayers and loving thoughts to the injured victim and wish this individual a swift and efficient recovery during this difficult time of healing.
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the driver of the pickup truck to crash into the semi-truck. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the scene and inspect both vehicles for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior played any part in the events leading up to the crash. Law enforcement has not determined which driver was at fault, as of now.
Depending on the final results of the investigation, the non-guilty parties will have the legal rights to file a personal injury lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, or painful injuries.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.