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Palmdale 2-Vehicle Collision on Sierra Highway near Angeles Forest Highway On-Ramp Seriously Injures At Least 1

2 Vehicles Involved in Major Injury Palmdale Crash on Sierra Highway, Saturday Afternoon

Palmdale, California (June 27, 2020) – At least one person suffered major injuries after two automobiles crashed on Sierra Highway, just north of the Angeles Forest Highway on-ramp, in Palmdale Saturday afternoon.

The California Highway Patrol did not immediately establish how the collision occurred at about 3:15 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the highway at the Red Real Estate Building.

Due to the impact, both vehicles acquired damage and required tow trucks.

Meanwhile, the current condition and the names of the wounded victim have not yet been disclosed.

The CHP is still investigating to determine the cause of the accident.

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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