Three Hurt in Two-Vehicle Accident near Magic Mountain

VALENCIA, CA (July 25, 2022) – Monday afternoon, an inmate bus was involved in a collision on 5 Freeway that injured three victims.

The incident occurred around 12:25 p.m., on the northbound lanes of the freeway near Magic Mountain.

At this time, the events leading up to the crash remain unclear. However, reports indicate that a Transit Services Bureau bus struck a Toyota Prius under unclear circumstances.

Responding officials confirmed that at least three occupants sustained minor injuries. In addition, at least 18 inmates were on board the transfer bus at the time of the incident.

Crews closed the No. 1 and No. 2 lanes on the highway for an unknown duration. Santa Clarita Valley Officials continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the bus collision on 5 Freeway.

Operating a vehicle is a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. One small driving mistake can easily lead to a dangerous accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all traffic laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a bus accident. Reach out to the personal injury 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 their office at (800) 975-3435 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. Click here to request a police report.

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