2 Hospitalized in Shasta Lake Accident on Interstate 5
SHASTA LAKE, CA (December 20, 2020) – Friday night, two people sustained injuries after a high-speed chase ended in a crash on Interstate 5.
According to California Highway Patrol, a speeding 1999 Acura Integra was flagged down by an officer for a traffic stop. The vehicle speeds away at over 100 MPH after the officer turned on his lights.
The chasing officer noticed that they are approaching the O’Brien curve on I-5 and chose to stop pursuing the vehicle. The officer continued driving down the road and spotted the suspect vehicle crashed on the highway.
Responders transported two male occupants of the vehicle to Mercy Medical Center in Redding.
CHP Redding Area Public Information Officer Jason Morton revealed that the driver faces felony evading charges.
All lanes were reopened shortly after the crash.
The Importance of Responsible Driving
May this be a reminder to all drivers that operating a vehicle is a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. Put all distractions away, be careful around other travelers, and keep a safe distance from other vehicles around you. By being a defensive driver, you can minimize the risks of car accidents.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, an attorney practicing for over 40 years.
Distinguished personal injury assistance and guidance can be found with the Sweet Lawyers. Since the dawn of our firm over 40 years ago, we’ve assisted families in need of legal care. From car accidents to wrongful death, we’ve settled a myriad of lawsuits that have helped many people. If you refuse to settle and would like to take legal action against the reckless driver, call (800) 674 7852. Above all, we believe you deserve the best legal representation and proper compensation for your pain and suffering. Our team is here for you and your family during this difficult time in your lives. You are not alone, let us guide you through the next steps.