580 Freeway Accident Leaves 1 Injured
California Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle collision in Oakland on Friday afternoon.
The accident occurred at 12:15 p.m. within the westbound lanes of the Interstate 580 Freeway.
Per reports, a silver van and black sedan were among the vehicles involved.
Upon impact, one of the vehicles overturned. The circumstances leading up to the accident are unknown at this time.
One person suffered serious injuries and was treated at a local hospital.
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. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.