On Wednesday, November 4th, an emergency medical service (EMS) vehicle operated by the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) crashed into several parked vehicles in Chatsworth. The EMS vehicle wasn’t responding to an emergency at the time of the crash. The incident happened between Lassen Street and Winnetka Avenue, at about 11:00 a.m. Several pickup trucks were damaged due to the crash. In addition, a bystander was also injured, a 54-year-old man. He was standing near the parked vehicles when the crash happened. It is unknown how the man became injured, although LAFD stated that the man wasn’t hit by the EMS vehicle.
What Can You Do if You Were Hit by An Ambulance?
If you were injured in an automobile accident involving an ambulance, you may be able to pursue a claim against them. It depends on whether the driver was driving negligently. The process of a personal injury claim can differ on whether the ambulance was operated by a private operator or not. If it wasn’t and is a public ambulance, then you must swiftly start your personal injury claim. To know more on how to start your personal injury claim, call us at (800) 310-1606 to get a free consultation today.
Source: My News LA