Burbank, CA (July 10, 2020) – Police reported on a collision between a motor vehicle and a forklift that occurred early on Wednesday morning, July 8th, in Burbank. The crash took place on the I-5 Freeway near Burbank Boulevard and left at least one person seriously injured.
According to authorities, a black SUV collided with a forklift near a construction site in the southbound lanes of the freeway at around 3:24 p.m. Firefighters worked at the scene where they used the Jaws of Life to free a victim who was trapped inside the SUV.
Paramedics transported the severely injured man to a local hospital. At this time, the exact condition of the victim has not been reported.
Authorities are conducting an investigation into the cause of this incident.
Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Los Angeles County
In 2015, around 584 people died during car accidents in Los Angeles County, according to official reports. A wide assortment of negligent actions such as intoxicated or distracted driving tends to trigger devastating collisions, and knowing your rights as a victim can be of the utmost importance. First and foremost, those who have suffered at the hands of a negligent party must recognize the need for astute representation to protect themselves and their rights.
At Agnew Brusavich, our dedicated Torrance car accident attorneys are devoted to helping those who have wrongfully suffered at the hands of an irresponsible party. We understand the overwhelming moments that follow a sudden and severe accident, and we are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured or lost a loved one because of someone else’s negligence, contact our Los Angeles accident attorneys at (310) 793-1400 today.
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