Injuries Reported in Valencia Accident on Avenue Scott and Rye Canyon Avenue
VALENCIA, CA (August 10, 2022) -Tuesday afternoon, a multi-vehicle crash on Avenue Scott and Rye Canyon Avenue involved John Chavez.
The incident involving four vehicles occurred on Avenue Scott and Rye Canyon Avenue.
“It was a head-on traffic collision with two work trucks and two other vehicles,” said Craig Little, a spokesman for the L.A. County Fire Department. “There’s a confirmed entrapment.”
After the crash, one person was trapped and needed assistance from first responders.
More Details of the Crash
The incident involved an AT&T service truck with one driver, a Faucetman Plumbing Company service truck with two occupants, a silver four-door sedan with two occupants, and a silver Honda Civic with one occupant.
After the crash, the driver of the Faucetman Plumbing truck was momentarily trapped. Eventually, responders rescued him, and appeared to have minor injuries. Meanwhile, the passenger was semi-conscious with injuries to his face.
John Chavez, the Honda driver, said the driver of the Faucetman Plumbing truck ran a red light at a high speed. Then, it smashed into the AT&T truck. Reports revealed that Chavez works around the corner and was heading home when the accident happened.
“Yeah, he ran the red light and the AT&T truck was pulling into the intersection to make his left and he just came barreling through,” added Chavez. “I see him comin’ and he wasn’t even slowing down, smacked him hard.”
Chavez estimated the driver traveled around 50 mph upon impact.
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.
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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.
The crash in Valencia may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
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