Chico Police Traffic Sergeant Todd Lefkowitz Ejected and Injured in Crash on East 1st Avenue
Chico, CA (March 02, 2021) – On Monday, Chico Police Traffic Sergeant Todd Lefkowitz was injured in a rear-end crash on East 1st Avenue.
The accident happened at the intersection of Neal Dow Avenue wherein the officer was thrown from his motorcycle.
Lefkowitz on his motorcycle was stopped at the traffic light when a distracted motorist rear-ended him.
As a result, he sustained minor injuries while the motorcycle incurred minimal damage.
Meanwhile, the distracted driver, 40-year-old Jamie Ornelas-Luna, was not injured in the accident and did not show signs of impairment.
Always focus on the road when driving.
Dealing With Crash Injuries
According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Roadways, while scrupulously created and mapped for efficient travel, are one of the most dangerous settings.
Moreover, as common of an occurrence as they are, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a car crash.
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, an attorney practicing for over 40 years.
Call Sweet Lawyersif you or someone you love has recently been involved in a similar auto accident. Our experienced attorneys will guide you through every step of the way. To file a claim, call (800) 674 7854. Let’s discuss your options in detail. Besides, you can reach us through our online chat, email, and text message anytime.