Person Hospitalized, Big Rig Overturned in Crash on 10 Freeway and South Elwood Street
Los Angeles, CA (January 29, 2021) – On Friday, one person was injured when a big rig overturned in a crash on South Elwood Street.
The 10 Freeway accident happened at about 3:36 a.m. near Santa Fe Avenue in downtown LA.
Apparently, emergency crews responded to the 1300 block area for a rollover crash. A big rig crashed and hang over the edge of the freeway.
Subsequently, the vehicle caught fire and threatened a nearby commercial building.
Authorities created a larger fall zone because of some slipping visible portion of the rig.
Meanwhile, police closed all eastbound lanes of the 10 Freeway between Alameda Street and Santa Fe Avenue. Also, a SigAlert was issued.
Furthermore, responders looked at two other people for any possible injuries.
Lastly, authorities requested equipment to the scene to help pull the big rig back onto the road and finally remove it.
Habits like distracted driving, speeding, and DUI can lead to road accidents.
Dealing with Road Accidents
Each year, around 20-50 million people suffer injuries due to an auto crash. Unfortunately, not everyone has proper information about the things you should do next after an injury crash.
Ultimately, the most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
No one wants to be in an auto accident. However, if you or a loved one sustain injuries due to a reckless driver, reach out to us. With over 44 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your personal injury case. We promise to fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7854 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.