A multi-vehicle crash was reported to occur in Whittier on Sunday, November 1st. Los Angeles County Fire Department was one of the first responders at the scene. The accident happened just past 3:30 a.m. near Beverly Boulevard and Deveron Drive. A vehicle was found to be traveling in the wrong direction of the lane, causing it to crash with three other vehicles. Two people were left injured, while another two were pronounced dead at the scene. The firefighters needed to rescue at least one person who was left trapped in the wreckage of the crash. An investigation of the crash is still ongoing.
What Can You Do As a Victim in a Wrong-Way Crash?
Wrong-way crashes in the United States have claimed nearly 400 lives annually. These types of crashes can be more devastating than other traffic incidents. If you find yourself a victim of this type of crash, you need to check yourself to the hospital first to ensure that you are not experiencing any physical injuries that can prove catastrophic later on. If you later would like to pursue a personal injury claim, doing this process will help you greatly in proving your case. If you’d like to get in contact with an attorney who has experience with car accidents, call us today at (800) 310-1606 for a free consultation, available 24 hours.