“Multi Car Accident”
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (April, 2017) – One person was killed and another was injured after a fiery accident on the 5 Freeway on Tuesday afternoon, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 11:00 am on the 5 Freeway near Los Feliz Boulevard. A box truck heading north on the 5 reportedly lost control and veered over the center divider and into opposing traffic. Three semi-trucks, three passenger cars including a black Toyota Corolla and a blue/grey Toyota Camry, one van, and one Ford Platinum pickup truck with a trailer were also involved in the collision. Several of the vehicles caught fire after the accident.
At least one person was pronounced dead at the scene, and ten more were injured. One was rushed to a hospital in critical condition, while nine others were transported with minor to moderate injuries. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm.
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.