Bus Accident Reported on I-5 Freeway near Magic Mountain Parkway
A Transit Services Bureau bus collided with a Toyota Prius in Valencia on Monday afternoon, July 11th.
The wreck occurred at 12:24 p.m. within the northbound lanes of the I-5 Freeway.
It is unclear at this time what caused the vehicles to collide near Magic Mountain Parkway.
Three people suffered undisclosed injuries and were rushed to the hospital for treatment.
The inmates continued to Pitchess Detention Center and were further evaluated for injuries.
Authorities also shut down the far left lane following the accident for a period of time.
The crash remains under investigation.
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.
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