[05-07-2024] Sacramento County, CA – At Least One Person Injured Following Multi-Vehicle Crash Along El Centro Road

Published May 8, 2024

[05-07-2024] At Least One Person Injured Following Multi-Vehicle Crash Along El Centro RoadAt least one person was injured following a multi-vehicle collision in Sacramento on Tuesday evening, May 7, 2024. 

According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of El Centro Road and West Camino Avenue. 

Authorities stated that the collision involved multiple vehicles, resulting in injuries. At least one person was injured and transported to the hospital. The identity of the victim, as well as the extent of their injuries, remain unknown. 

Police said that one of the vehicles overturned, blocking all traffic lanes. At least one vehicle was also found in a ditch. Following the crash, traffic delays were experienced by the motorists near the intersection.

No further information was released, and the authorities are gathering all necessary details to identify the involved parties and determine the cause of the incident. 

Anyone with information regarding the crash is highly encouraged to contact CHP officers. 

Don’t Know What To Do After An Accident?

Your safety and rights depend on what you do next after an accident. Remember the following steps if you find yourself in one:

  • Check yourself for any injuries.
  • Stay on the scene, call 9-1-1, and wait for emergency responders.
  • Move your vehicle to the road shoulder if safe; turn on hazard lights.
  • Fully cooperate with law enforcement and stay until cleared to leave.
  • Document the scene and injuries with photos and videos.
  • Seek immediate medical attention.
  • Contact your insurance company and find a personal injury lawyer for legal advice.

What A Lawyer Can Do For You

Many victims put off calling a lawyer even if they sustain injuries after an accident. However, lawyers can help you in many ways. They can provide you with police reports, CCTV footage, and witness statements to strengthen your case. Your attorney will also negotiate with insurance companies to get you fair compensation. The best part is that they will do all of these things for you at no upfront cost. So if you’re injured in an accident, hire a personal injury attorney to recover medical bills, car repair costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.