Shortly before 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 3, 2014, a vehicle struck and seriously injured a man in a wheelchair in Fullerton, reported the Orange County Register. The accident occurred in the 2400 block of West Orangethorpe Avenue. Emergency responders transported the man to an area hospital. The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police. Authorities are investigating the accident.
Fullerton accounted for none of the 39 fatalities and 61 of the 828 injuries pedestrians suffered in traffic accidents that occurred in Orange County in 2011, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System. Fullerton ranked the 9th worst for pedestrian safety out of 55 cities with populations of between 100,001 and 250,000, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety.
After a traffic accident, those who were injured may file personal injury claims against the at-fault party in order to be compensated for medical bills, lost earnings, and pain and suffering. For more information on the personal injury claims process, please call 888-752-7474 or contact us online.
Everyone at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to wish a full recovery to the man who was injured in this accident.
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