March 17, 2023
Los Angeles, CA – Innocent Driver Hurt in Police Chase in Jefferson Park
Los Angeles, CA (March 17, 2023) – A police chase in Los Angeles ended with an innocent driver being injured in a collision. The incident took place around 2:25 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, March 16th.
The Los Angeles Police Department, along with fire and rescue crews, all responded to the area of Figuroa Street in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of the city. According to a report, an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department began pursuing a driver in a stolen black sedan. The police car and the sedan were traveling at a high rate of speed when the sedan slammed into another vehicle at the entrance to the 10 Freeway near Arlington Avenue. The second car rolled over and came to rest on its side near an embankment.
The female driver of the second vehicle received treatment for non-life-threatening injuries at the scene. Her identity was not immediately released. One person was arrested at the scene and was taken into custody by officers. Police are still searching for other suspects in connection with the crash.
The accident remains under investigation at this time. There is no further information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those who were affected by this car accident in Los Angeles. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accident in Los Angeles
Injury accidents happen in Los Angeles with some regularity. As the second-most populated city in the country, the streets and highways around the city become very congested and busy. Careless and reckless drivers are constantly on the road and they pose a risk to both themselves and all innocent motorists. A major traffic accident normally occurs in a split-second, leaving drivers with little or no time to reach and avoid the crash. These accidents can leave drivers with major injuries that can impact their lives in every way.
Following a Los Angeles car accident, it is important to seek an attorney as soon as possible. Too often, crash victims make the mistake of speaking with an insurance adjuster before they talk to a lawyer. They may give a full statement or even try to negotiate their claims with the adjuster. The insurance company will then offer to settle the case, likely for less than what is worth. Without competent and proper legal advice, many people assume that the offer is fair and they accept it, thus signing over their legal rights in the process. Unfortunately, the victim may later realize that the settlement was not enough to cover all of their injuries or to fully compensate them for their damages.
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