Multi-Vehicle Accident Reported on State Route 405 Freeway
Four vehicles were involved in an accident that occurred on Wednesday afternoon in Costa Mesa.
The wreck took place on August 3rd just before 12:30 p.m. on SR-405 Freeway.
Per CHP reports, a semi-truck and three other vehicles were involved.
Due to the impact, the semi overturned and multiple vehicles became engulfed in flames.
The collision caused injuries in 4 people; however, the severity of their injuries are unknown at this time.
An active investigation remains underway to determine fault.
Multi-vehicle collisions are typically more common in busy intersections or highways. Speeding, weather, distractions, and drowsy or intoxicated driving are main reasons negligent drivers cause these types of wrecks.
When it comes to filing a claim with this type of collision, it gets difficult. This is because multiple vehicles are involved so determining liability can take much longer. Multi-vehicle collision claims are more complex due to numerous victims, multiple negligent drivers, cross-claims and insufficient insurance.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.