[05-08-2024] Los Angeles County, CA – One Person Critically Injured Following Big Rig Vs. Big Rig Collision in Granada Hills

Published May 8, 2024

[05-08-2024] One Person Critically Injured Following Big Rig Vs. Big Rig Collision in Granada HillsOne person was critically injured following a big rig vs. big rig collision in Granada Hills, Los Angeles, on Wednesday noon, May 8, 2024.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the truck incident happened at about 12:20 p.m. along the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway near Roxford Street.

It is said that the crash turned out to be fiery, as one person was left critically burned. The victim’s name, age, and place of origin were not disclosed as of yet.

Some lanes around the immediate area were blocked as the authorities conducted their investigation.

Additional information was not immediately available, and the authorities are still gathering all the evidence they can find to determine the factors leading up to the fiery crash. 

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.