4 Trapped in Vehicle Following Collision in Los Angeles
A vehicle crashed into a strip mall in Downtown Los Angeles Wednesday night, July 20th.
The incident occurred at 5th Street and Figueroa just minutes after 5 p.m.
Four people ended up trapped inside of the vehicle and at least one person was hospitalized.
There was also another vehicle at the scene that had damage, however it is unclear at this time what led up to the crash.
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.