Traffic Accident on Imperial Highway Left Several Injured
YORBA LINDA, CA (July 22, 2022) – On Tuesday, 4 officers sustained injuries in a multi-vehicle crash on Casa Loma Avenue.
The crash happened on July 18th, at around 12:30 a.m., near the intersection of Casa Loma Avenue and Imperial Highway.
According to police, officers at the scene were attending to an unrelated arrest on Imperial Highway. They had parked multiple cruisers on the road. A driver, believed to be driving under the influence, struck one of the cruisers with his car. The impact of the collision caused a chain reaction resulting in one of the vehicles crashing into several deputies who were outside of their cars. As a result, at least four officers sustained mild to moderate injuries.
Following the crash, paramedics arrived and transported the injured officers to a local hospital for treatment. The suspect also suffered injuries and was taken to the hospital.. He was later arrested for undisclosed reasons.
At this time, an active investigation into the vehicle collision near Casa Loma Avenue is underway.
Simply by driving defensively and following the conditions of the road, you can prevent incidents like the traffic accident on Imperial Highway. Follow the speed limit and do not be pressured to keep up with the speed of other vehicles on the road. Also, never drive when you are sleepy or under the influence of any altering substance as this increases the risk of a fatal accident.
If you have suffered injuries due to someone’s negligence, then reach out to Sweet James as soon as possible. They understand that injuries sustained in an accident can be traumatic. Medical and legal expenses also pile up while you pursue a personal injury claim on your own. Let them handle the legalities of your situation so you can focus on your health and well-being. Call (800) 975-3435 today for a free consultation. Click here to request a police report.
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