Los Angeles, CA – Car Splits in Two After E Vernon Ave Crash with Metro Blue Line Train
Los Angeles, CA (December 25, 2022) – An automobile accident took place in South Los Angeles on Thursday that left one woman injured. At around 3:45 p.m., on December 23, the Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles County firefighters responded to a crash that occurred on East Vernon Avenue.
According to law enforcement, a car collided with a Metro blue line train that was traveling in the 1600 block of East Vernon Avenue during the afternoon hours. The incident split the car in two, leaving the driver with significant injuries.
Firefighters responded to the scene and extricated the woman from inside the vehicle. She was rushed to a local hospital for emergency care. No one on the train was injured.
At this time, the Los Angeles police department is investigating the crash.
We hope the woman is able to recover quickly following this accident. Our thoughts are with her at this time.
Car Accidents in California
Tens of thousands of vehicle collisions take place in the state of California every year. In many instances, people are left with severe injuries that require medical attention. As you can imagine, when trains are involved in these devastating collisions, victims are more likely to suffer more significant injuries.
There are a number of reasons why the severity of injuries is dramatically increased when cars crash into trains. First, trains are much larger and heavier than cars, so the force of the impact is much greater. Second, trains are not able to stop as quickly as cars, so they often hit cars at full speed. Third, because trains travel on tracks, they are less likely to swerve out of the way of an oncoming car, meaning that the collision is more likely to be head-on. Finally, train cars are typically made of hard materials like metal, which can cause serious injuries or even death if a person is hit by one, even if they are inside a vehicle themselves.
If you have been harmed as a result of a car crash, you may be able to take legal action against the person who is responsible. It is important that you reach out to a car accident lawyer in Los Angeles right away. An attorney will be able to guide you through the legal process and fight for fair compensation on your behalf. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may be able to get money for lost wages, pain and suffering, medical expenses, and more.
The California personal injury lawyers at Law Offices of John C. Ye are your go-to source for fearless legal representation when it comes to California car accident law. With decades of experience, we offer unparalleled expertise in the area and provide a free consultation to discuss your case and understand how best to protect your rights. Contact our team today at 866-771-9467 to schedule a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started.
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