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West Valley 2-Vehicle Accident on Highway 101 at Tujunga Avenue Seriously Injures At Least 1

White Sedan Involved in West Valley Major Injury Crash on Highway 101 at Tujunga Avenue

West Valley, California (June 7, 2020) – The California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a suspected DUI major injury two-vehicle crash in West Valley Saturday morning.

At least one person sustained serious injuries after a white sedan collided with a second vehicle in the southbound lane of Highway 101 at Tujunga Avenue on June 6.

The unidentified victim was attended to by paramedics who responded at the scene shortly after the wreck.

Officials believed drugs or alcohol  played a role in the accident. An investigation into the crash is underway.

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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