April 17, 2023
Malibu, CA – One Seriously Hurt in Car Accident on PCH
Malibu, CA (April 17, 2023 – A two-car crash in Malibu left one person hospitalized on Sunday, April 16th. The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 35000 block of the highway near Leo Carrillo State Beach.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a blue pickup truck and a silver passenger car were involved in the collision. There is no word on exactly how the accident took place. Both vehicles came to rest, blocking multiple travel lanes, and both were overturned after the collision. Multiple occupants were trapped and had to be extricated by fire crews. Paramedics transported one person from the scene of the crash to a local hospital. The victim was taken by helicopter and reportedly suffered serious injuries. There is no further update on their condition, and their identity is not known.
The southbound lanes of the Pacific Coast Highway were blocked for at least an hour after the crash. Traffic was slowed, and motorists were advised to find an alternate route of travel.
The accident is still under investigation, and no word on whether any charges are expected. There is no additional information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well wishes to the injured victim following this car accident in Malibu. We hope for a full recovery.
Injury Accidents in California
Each year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured when they are affected by car accidents in California. With a population of nearly 40 million residents and some of the largest and busiest areas of the country, California’s roadways can certainly be an uninviting place for travelers. While drivers can lower their risk of being injured in a crash by following all traffic and safety laws, not all accidents are unavoidable. Some crashes happen due to the actions of reckless motorists. These drivers place others in a precarious position simply by their actions behind the wheel.
When you have been injured in a California car accident, you should seek the assistance of a skilled attorney at the earliest possible time. Some victims make the mistake of attempting to handle their own claims. Unfortunately, this often ends with a very inadequate outcome that fails to compensate injured victims for the full value of their case. In some cases, the settlement does not even cover outstanding medical bills, leading to the accident victim being financially responsible for a crash that they did not cause.
Here at Madison Law Group, we fight for the rights of crash victims and their families. Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. We know that this time period is a great hardship in your life. We will stand up for your legal rights in order to help you get the compensation that you need and deserve. Our attorneys are tested with many years of experience handling difficult cases with great success.
We always offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. To schedule a time to speak with a Malibu car accident lawyer, please give us a call at (310) 201-7676.