2 Hospitalized after Trinidad Crash on Westhaven Drive
TRINIDAD, CA (July 13, 2020) – Sunday afternoon, two people suffered injuries in a car accident on Westhaven Drive near Westhaven.
The head-on crash involving a pickup and a red sedan occurred around 5:54 p.m. The incident took place in the 1200 block of North Westhaven Drive.
When the authorities arrived at the scene, the red sedan had caught fire. Thus, the authorities dispatched an ambulance, Cal Fire, and local fire departments to the scene.
By 6:15 p.m., the crews managed to put off the fire. Meanwhile, the police reported two patients, one with minor injuries while the other with a possible broken wrist.
The major injury crash remains under active investigation.
Driving can be very dangerous if you are not driving safely and legally. Moreover, it’s important to always abide by traffic laws and to do your part to prevent dangerous accidents.
What To Do After Being Involved in an Auto Accident
In 2017, 485,866 accidents were reported solely in the state of California.
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