2 Critical after Contra Costa County Accident on Byron Highway
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (July 17, 2020) – Early Monday night, three people sustained injuries in a crash on Byron Highway.
According to reports, the incident occurred at about 8:45 p.m. on Byron Highway and Herdlyn Road. Due to the crash, authorities closed the two-lane commute bypass between Contra Costa and Alameda counties in both directions.
Moreover, responders airlifted two individuals to hospitals in separate medical helicopters. Battalion Chief Gil Guerrero of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District revealed that the firefighters freed them frim the wreckage first.
Meanwhile, the authorities also shut down the highway in both directions before firefighters extricated the two.
Furthermore, another occupant in the car sustained minor injuries
The incident damaged the vehicle. Also, detectives are trying to identify the cause of the injury crash.
Thus, the California Highway Patrol continues to investigate the incident.
You can avoid a car accident simply by being vigilant, taking your time as you make your next turn, and driving at a careful speed.
The safer the speed we travel, the more road clearance and time we have to react to danger. If you are impaired, use public transportation or a ride share service.
How to Deal With Injury Accidents
Despite the peculiar circumstances of this year, auto accidents continue to be a part of daily life.
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto crash. To prevent this from happening, use road signals to communicate with those you are driving alongside
Moreover, it’s also crucial that everyone remains calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision.
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.
You can seek help from the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers when involved in a serious auto accident. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field and we know what it takes to win your case. We will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices today at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation with a professional in your area. You can also reach us by email, online chat, and text message 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.