Jefferson Park: Two-Car Crash Injured Seven
Posted on Mar 20, 2014
Shortly before 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, a two-car crash in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles injured seven people, reported the Los Angeles Times. The collision occurred in the 2600 block of West Jefferson Boulevard. The impact sent one of the cars onto the sidewalk. Emergency responders took five people to area hospitals, leaving behind two people who declined to be transported. Authorities are investigating the accident.
Throughout Los Angeles County, 341 people lost their lives in motor vehicle collisions and 62,447 were injured in 2011, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System. The California Office of Traffic Safety compares the accident statistics of California’s 58 counties, giving those with the poorest records the highest rankings, with 1st place being the worst. That year, Los Angeles ranked 9th for the number of fatal and injury collisions that occurred there.
In California, those who have been injured in vehicle collisions may file civil claims in order to obtain compensation for the expenses associated with their recoveries, such as for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. For more information on the civil 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 seven people who were injured in the two-car crash in Jefferson Park.