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2 Hospitalized After Santa Clarita Car Crash on Northbound Highway 14 Near Via Princessa and San Canyon Road

Santa Clarita 2-Vehicle Accident on Northbound Highway 14 Injured 2 Victims

Santa Clarita, California (April 8, 2020) – A traffic collision involving a white van and a black Toyota on northbound Highway 14, near Via Princessa and Sand Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Tuesday afternoon resulted in unspecified injuries.

The circumstances that lead to the collision of the two vehicles at about 4:37 p.m. Tuesday were not immediately established at the time of the report.

The van was reportedly rolled over upon the impact.

One of the occupants riding in the van was possibly ejected from the car in the process, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported.

A total of two unidentified people, including the ejected victim, were transported to a local hospital by paramedics for treatment of unspecified injuries.

More details regarding the accident will be released immediately after the completion of the investigation.

What to Do At the Accident Scene

Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.

  1. Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
  2. Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
  3. Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
  4. If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle’s hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
  5. Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
  6. If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
  7. Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
  8. Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.

After leaving the accident scene,

  1. Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
  2. Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
  3. Get a property damage valuation.
  4. If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
  5. Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
  6. Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.
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