3 People Hurt in Multi-Vehicle Collision on Interstate 80
North Highlands, CA (October 31, 2022) On Friday, a 5-vehicle collision on Madison Avenue injured 1 adult and 2 minors.
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District say that the multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 80 resulted in multiple injuries and required extrication.
Officials say that an adult sustained major injuries and at least 2 minors suffered injuries.
Authorities are investigating the 5-vehicle collision and have not released further information at this time.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Moreover, driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
If the road is winding to the right, for example, look as far into the turn as possible. This will improve your safety and make your turns smoother. Importantly, we will be able to prevent accidents like the multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 80.
Dealing With an Injury Crash
Even though state laws prohibit cell phone use when driving, upwards of 80% of multi-vehicle collision accidents are a result of distracted drivers.
Therefore, it is important to know how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in a traffic collision like the interstate 80 multi-vehicle collision.
Furthermore, here are the things that we need to do in case of a multi-vehicle accident:
Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
Next, get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
Then, collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident and pictures/videos of vehicles involved.
Also, do not forget documentation of fault, and whatever else that can be used for evidence.
Afterward, file a police report or incident report by calling 911.
Finally, hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.
Indeed, our legal team can help you with a legal claim concerning the multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 80. Aside from calling us, you may also reach us through our live chat agents any time of the day, and any day of the week.