Driver Hospitalized after Auto Collision on San Fernando Road

SAN FERNANDO, CA (October 3, 2022) – Late Tuesday night, one man sustained injuries in a red-light collision on Brand Boulevard.

The incident occurred shortly before 11:00 p.m., at the intersection of San Fernando Road and Brand Boulevard.

According to reports, the driver of a BMW ran several red lights before colliding with another vehicle. The impact of the crash trapped the driver of the other vehicle.

Responding firefighters had to cut the driver out to rescue him from the wreckage. After which, paramedics rushed the victim to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

In addition, medics transported the BMW driver to a local hospital. Meanwhile, officers found an open bottle of alcohol in the BMW. However, it is unknown if the BMW driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

California Highway Patrol continues to investigate the red-light collision on Brand Boulevard and will inform the public once additional information become available.

Thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination are essential in operating a vehicle safely. However, these abilities are impaired when alcohol and certain medications or illegal drugs are consumed. Never drive while impaired as the consequences can be devastating for yourself and others. When buzzed or drunk, it is best to request an Uber, Lyft, or taxi.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a car 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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