Traffic Stalled after La Mirada Big Rig Accident on 5 Freeway near Valley View Avenue
LA MIRADA, CA (April 20, 2021) – Monday morning, a two-vehicle crash on the 5 Freeway near Valley View Avenue led to a road closure.
According to Los Angeles County Fire Department, the incident happened at around 10:15 a.m.
Moreover, it took place on Santa Ana (5) Freeway in the La Mirada area, south of Valley View Avenue
Reports revealed that a vehicle and a big rig collided in the area.
Also, the hazardous materials team responded to the scene to deal with a fuel spill on the southbound lane of the freeway.
Moreover, all northbound lanes of the freeway and several southbound lanes closed. Meanwhile, crews worked to remove debris and a 300 gallon fuel spill.
Furthermore, authorities confirmed that no injuries were sustained in the crash.
The incident is under active investigation.
When you are behind the wheel of a vehicle, it is your responsibility to follow all traffic laws. Moreover, accidents can often be avoided if drivers remain focused behind the wheel. Additionally, driving defensively can also prevent collisions.
However, if you find yourself unable to safely operate your vehicle, you can always use a ride share app instead. By doing so, you can help to ensure the safety of yourself and others around you.
What Crash Victims Can Do After the Incident
For those involved in a crash, it is important to have an independent investigation held to better protect your rights. Thus, hiring the right firm, who has the resources to spend, can make all the difference in getting the compensation you deserve.
“We can secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers have been pursuing justice for over 40 years, fighting and advocating for families continuously. Moreover, our team will guide you every step of the way to ensure that you and your loved ones receive the compensation that you deserve. With us, you can be assured that your auto accident case will be well taken care of. Moreover, call our office today at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.