2 Hurt in SR-14 Traffic Accident
A total of four vehicles collided in Palmdale Wednesday night, leaving two with injuries.
Per CHP, it was around 11:15 p.m. when the accident occurred on southbound SR-14.
Two of the involved vehicles became engulfed in flames due to the impact and one was overturned on its side.
There were also two people who suffered unspecified injuries and were taken to the hospital for treatment.
In addition, one man was arrested on unknown charges in connection to the accident.
A SigAlert was also issued by CHP due to the closure of all southbound lanes of the freeway.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
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.