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Police Pursuit Ends in Automobile Accident

On September 26th, 2020, a single-vehicle crash occurred in La Verne on Foothill Boulevard, near Baseline Road. La Verne Police Department and Los Angeles County Fire Department were the first responders at the scene. The incident took place just past midnight. The vehicle was being pursued by police officers for an unknown reason. Police also have not yet disclosed when and where the police chase was initiated. As a result of the chase, the vehicle crashed.

Two people, who were yet to be identified, suffered from injuries of unknown severity. They were brought to the hospital to receive treatment. Both directions of Foothill Boulevard were temporarily closed for police investigation purposes.

What Can You Do if You Were a Bystander Injured in a Police Chase?

Police chases tend to injure bystanders, as research has shown. Thus, if you were a bystander involved in a car accident that happened because of a police chase, know that you definitely have a legitimate cause to pursue a personal injury claim against the city or county they work for. It is advisable not to go after them personally since these police officers tend to be well-protected by law.

We can provide the necessary legal assistance you need to pursue this case. If you’d like to get in touch with one of our lawyers for a free consultation, call us at (877) 871-3256.

Source: My News LA

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