CHP Officer Hurt in Alhambra Auto Accident on 10 Freeway
ALHAMBRA, CA (June 25, 2020) – Early Sunday afternoon, CHP officer Armando Portillo suffered injuries in a chain-reaction crash on 10 Freeway.
According to reports, the CHP officer from Kern County sustained injuries in the crash at around 1:25 p.m. Moreover, the incident took place as Armando Portillo stood on the westbound 10 Freeway near the Monterey Park border.
Reports revealed that Portillo parked his car behind a BMW. Then, he stood on the right shoulder. Meanwhile, another car made a sudden lane change. As a result, a Toyota RAV4 was cut off. Furthermore, the Toyota then veered to the right until it struck the officer’s car.
Afterward, the SUV crashed into the BMW and Portillo was struck.
Driving can be very dangerous if you are not driving safely and legally. It is important to always abide by traffic laws and to do your part to prevent dangerous accidents.
Increasing Crash Rates in California
Crash rates in California continue to increase, rather than decrease, despite the additional safety features on newer vehicle models.
Common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards.
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