May 10, 2023

Ventura, CA – Two Hurt in Head-On Crash on 118 Fwy. at Mesa School Rd.

Ventura, CA - Two Hurt in Head-On Crash on 118 Fwy. at Mesa School Rd.

Ventura, CA (May 10, 2023) – Two men suffered injuries in a crash between a car and a semi-truck in Ventura on Tuesday evening. The accident took place around 5:30 p.m. on the 118 Freeway near the intersection with Mesa School Road.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a 2007 Lexus LS driven by Russell James Young, Jr., of Santa Barbara, struck a semi-truck as the truck traveled eastbound on the freeway. When rescue crews arrived, they found Youg trapped inside his vehicle as the car was blocking both lanes of the road. The driver of the semi-truck, identified as Aldo Jose Desantiagio, was lying on the side of the road.

Police transported both Young and Desantiago to a local hospital for treatment of serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The cause of the accident is under investigation at this time. It is not believed that drugs or alcohol played a role in the collision. Motorists were advised to avoid the area.

No further details have been released at this time. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed.

We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those who were injured in this car accident in Ventura. We hope for a full recovery.

Injury Accidents in California

A California car accident can take place in a matter of seconds. It takes only one act of negligent driving to result in a collision that can affect the lives of many people. According to the CHP’s injury mapping system, nearly 500,000 accidents took place in California last year. More than 250,000 people were hurt as a result of these crashes, with many of the victims suffering from serious injuries. In a large number of cases, the victim was hurt in an accident that was not their fault.

Following a California car accident, it is normal to wonder if your life will be the same. The crash can cause a great amount of physical pain as well as mental and emotional trauma. Further, your ability to work and earn a living can be seriously affected. When you or a loved one have been hurt in a crash, you should have a California car accident lawyer by your side as soon as possible.

Here at Madison Law Group, we stand up for the rights of innocent crash victims. Our skilled and trained legal professionals understand what needs to be done in order to get the compensation that you deserve. We have dedicated our practice to helping injured accident victims, and we would be honored to assist you during this difficult time

We are here to assist you at any time. We offer free consultations and case evaluations to all potential clients. We also handle most accident cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that you do not owe us an attorney fee until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment with a car accident attorney in Ventura, please contact us using our online intake form or reach out to us by phone at (310) 201-7676.