Westminster, CA (July 9, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a brutal accident including a law enforcement-involved shooting took place in the vicinity of Magnolia Street and Bolsa Avenue. The incident occurred at some time around 11:14 PM at night on Sunday, July 8, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the accident at this time.
As per the report, police officers had attempted to stop a driver for a violation. Quickly, the unidentified motorist increased the vehicle’s speed and continued driving. At some point, the officers pursued the suspect to the intersection of Magnolia and Bolsa, as the suspect driver swerved into oncoming traffic. Without warning, the vehicle slammed into the front of another vehicle.
Later, the man and woman occupying the second vehicle were transported to a nearby hospital. At this time, medical personnel have not specified the extent of their injuries.
Law enforcement confirmed the suspect attempted to flee the scene of the accident. As a result, police shot at the driver, who succumbed to severe injuries and died at the scene.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing.
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Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the sedan and the truck 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.
In the case of a traffic accident caused by negligence or distracted driving, the non-guilty injured victims 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, and painful injuries.
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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.