Several Injured in Traffic Accident near Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area

LAKE BALBOA, CA (August 16, 2023) – Saturday morning, a multi-vehicle collision on West Victory Boulevard left at least six people injured, including children.

Firefighters responded to the incident around 10:15 a.m. at the 16500 block of W. Victory Blvd. near Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area.

Upon arrival, medical personnel discovered six patients at the scene. Reports also mentioned a “trapped vehicle” requiring extrication.

In the end, paramedics rushed one person to a nearby hospital in critical condition, three with moderate to major injuries, and two with minor injuries.

The Los Angeles Fire Department only identified the victims as two men, two women, and two children. Footage from the scene revealed a damaged dark-colored SUV and a wrecked two-door gray coupe.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the West Victory Boulevard multi-vehicle crash remain unclear. Los Angeles Officials are encouraging anyone with additional information about the incident to contact them as soon as possible.

One small driving mistake can lead to a multi-vehicle crash. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a traffic crash. Reach out to the car accident attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call them at 1-800-900-0000 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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