On Wednesday evening, a car accident in Lake Balboa, a suburb of Los Angeles, resulted in injuries to nine people. The crash occurred at the intersection of Hayvenhurst Avenue and Victory Boulevard around 8 p.m.
According to KTLA News, a car collided with an SUV attempting to make a left-hand turn, which caused the SUV to roll. After the cars collided, they struck a Los Angeles Police car that was waiting at the red light. Pictures of the crash showed the cars involved were completely mangled. Officers say it is miraculous all 9 people survived.
Six people were in the SUV, including children who were luckily in child car seats that kept them protected. Both officers in the squad car were also injured. All nine people injured in the incident were transported to the hospital with minor to severe injuries.
The victims of this car accident likely experienced injuries including whiplash, head, neck, and back injuries, and even broken bones—all common car accident injuries. These types of injuries are painful and can require hospital stays and significant recovery time. Even with minor injuries it can take time and physical therapy to completely recover. To cover the expenses for their injuries, victims in this car crash can bring a personal injury claim against the driver that caused the accident.
If you or a loved one has suffered a physical injury, emotional injury or some combination of both, as a result of a Los Angeles car accident, you are entitled to monetary compensation for your injuries and damages. It is important to contact an experienced personal injury attorney that can help you make your claim. Our Los Angeles and California personal injury accident lawyers handle car accident personal injury claims throughout Los Angeles. For a free consultation and case evaluation, please call us now at 818-222-3400.