3 Hurt in Sun Valley Fiery Multi-Vehicle Accident on 5 Freeway at Hollywood Way
SUN VALLEY, CA (February 4, 2021) – Wednesday morning, three people sustained injuries in a three-vehicle crash on 5 Freeway at Hollywood Way.
According to California Highway Patrol Officer Ramondo Alexander, the fiery incident involved three vehicles. Moreover, it happened on 5 Freeway at Hollywood Way was reported at around 7:00 a.m.
Responding firefighters began extinguishing the fire on a minivan. Meanwhile, other responders extricated a man trapped in a different vehicle, Fire Department spokesperson Nicholas Prange said. There was no one inside the minivan as it burns, Prange added.
Also, reports revealed that two people already freed themselves from their vehicles before responders arrived.
Moreover, paramedics transported a woman in fair condition and two men in moderate condition to a hospital.
Furthermore, authorities advised everyone to avoid the area and to find alternate routes.
Officers said that almost all southbound lanes were closed due to the crash.
The incident is under investigation.
If you find yourself unable to safely operate your vehicle, you can always use a ride share app instead. By doing so, you can help to ensure the safety of yourself and others around you.
What Crash Victims Can Do After the Incident
For those involved in a crash, it is important to have an independent investigation held to better protect your rights. Thus, hiring the right firm, who has the resources to spend, can make all the difference in getting the compensation you deserve.
“We can secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers have been pursuing justice for over 40 years, fighting and advocating for families continuously. Moreover, our team will guide you every step of the way to ensure that you and your loved ones receive the justice and compensation that you deserve. With us, you can be assured that your multi-vehicle accident case will be well taken care of. Thus, call our office today at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.