Injuries Reported in Santa Ana Auto Accident near Raitt Street and Segerstrom Avenue
SANTA ANA, CA (June 2, 2021) – Tuesday night, a person suffered injuries in a police chase crash near Raitt Street and Segerstrom Avenue.
At around 7:20 p.m., the police tried to pull over two people on 5th and Laurel Streets for a possible traffic violation. However, the driver didn’t stop for officers which led to a chase, said Santa Ana Police Commander Andrew Alvarez.
As the driver tried to escape, their vehicle failed to yield for stop signs. Also, they have traveled at speeds of around 60 mph.
Eventually, the motorist crashed into another vehicle. Then, they crashed into a tree near Raitt Street and Segerstrom Avenue at around 7:30 p.m.
After the crash, the authorities arrested the driver and passenger involved in the chase. Meanwhile, the person inside the vehicle they hit sustained minor injuries.
Auto Accidents in California
Common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Everyone must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Driving defensively prepares you for emergencies. Moreover, if a police officer tried to stop you from driving, obey them. They’re doing all of these precautionary measures for your safety and the safety of other motorists as well.
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you are involved in a dangerous accident, you can reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Law Group. Also, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field, and we know what it takes to win your personal injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional in your area.