Injuries Reported in West Covina Multi-Vehicle Accident on 10 Freeway and Holt Avenue
WEST COVINA, CA (January 2, 2022) – Friday, four people suffered injuries in a three-vehicle crash on 10 Freeway and Holt Avenue.
The incident occurred at 11:41 p.m. on westbound 10 Freeway, east of Holt Avenue.
According to reports, a 25-year-old man driving a 2020 Kia Optima rear-ended a 2007 Ford Expedition. As a result, the SUV lost control and hit the center divider wall.
Afterward, the Optima veered into traffic lanes and hit a 2022 Toyota Highlander.
The crash injured the Optima driver from Palmdale and his two occupants, a 26-old-man and a 26-year-old woman from Chicago. All of them sustained major injuries and responders took them to Pomona Valley Hospital Regional Medical Center.
Meanwhile, a male Highlander passenger sustained major injures and went to Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center.
Also, responders took the 36-year-old female SUV driver to County/USC Medical Center because of complaints of pain. Meanwhile, her male passenger sustained minor abrasions to his chest.
Moreover, another Highlander occupant went to County/USC Medical Center with abrasions to his chest. The Expedition occupants sustained no injuries in the crash.
Also, the authorities haven’t disclosed the charges the Optima driver might be facing.
The CHP’s Baldwin Park office encouraged anyone with information about the crash to call them at 626-338-1164.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Moreover, driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
Moving Forward in a Multi-Vehicle Accident
According to the US Department of Transportation, there are nearly 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Indeed, common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Furthermore, one must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights.
Ultimately, we value the trust and respect of our clients. Thus, we want them to know that injuries sustained in an accident often don’t become apparent until months later when it is too late.
Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers says that the crash on 10 Freeway and Holt Avenue may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you have been involved in a dangerous multi-vehicle accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. Furthermore, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional.