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Cleveland National Forest: Three Injured When Truck Rolled Over


Posted on May 21, 2012

Shortly before 12:40 p.m. on Thursday, May 17th, three people were injured when their truck rolled over in the Cleveland National Forest. The accident occurred on Trabuco Creek and Holy Jim Canyon roads, with one of the passengers suffering major trauma after being ejected from the vehicle. The passenger was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment, while the other two occupants were transported by ambulance. Authorities are investigating the crash. 

“When passengers are hurt in a collision, the at-fault driver may be liable for the expense of treating their injuries and for other costs associated with their recovery,” explained an auto accident lawyer in Orange County

Throughout Orange County, traffic accidents claimed the lives of 101 motor vehicle occupants and injured another 16,620 in 2009, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System. That year, there were 3,081 traffic fatalities in the state.

All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to wish a full recovery to the three vehicle occupants who were injured when their truck rolled over in the Cleveland National Forest.

The Orange County Register originally reported this crash.

Resources for accident victims and their families, including books and articles on the injury claims process, are available to the public free of charge.

If you would like to request one of these free resources, or to speak with an auto accident lawyer in Orange County, feel free to call 866-981-5596. 

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