3 Hurt in Costa Mesa Auto Accident on Newport Boulevard and Fair Drive
COSTA MESA, CA (February 17, 2021) – Tuesday, three people suffered injuries in a traffic crash on Newport Boulevard and Fair Drive.
According to reports, the incident happened when a car crashed into a private ambulance on its way to the hospital.
Costa Mesa Police Department spokeswoman Roxi Fyad confirmed that the ambulance had activated lights and sirens. “A driver collided with the ambulance at the intersection of Newport and Fair,” Fyad said.
“About 12:40 p.m., a private ambulance from Lynch was transporting a critical patient to an area hospital,” Costa Mesa Fire Captain Joe Noceti revealed.
When Costa Mesa Firefighters came to the scene, they requested medics to immediately transport the patient to a local hospital.
Officers added that they found two patients in the Lynch ambulance with mild to moderate injuries. Also, they passed and treated the other driver.
Responders took all three of them via an ambulance o a nearby hospital.
By 3:00 p.m., all roads have reopened.
Whenever you are behind the wheel, it is your responsibility to follow all traffic laws. Also, make sure to avoid distractions that can lead to dangerous collisions. By doing so, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.
The Rising Numbers of Auto Accident in the US
According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Roadways, while scrupulously created and mapped for efficient travel, are one of the most dangerous settings.
As common of an occurrence as they are, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a car crash.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
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