Early Thursday morning around 9:00 a.m. Orange County Sheriff’s Department responded to an accident involving three cars at the intersection of Casa Loma Avenue and Yorba Linda Boulevard. Investigators believe that one of the three vehicles ran a red light at the intersection, causing the accident.
A total of seven people were injured in the accident stated Capt. Steve Concialdi of the Orange County Fire Department. The wreck had trapped four occupants inside of a Honda where firefighters had to cut the roof of for them to be freed. The 60-year-old female driver of the Honda and a female passenger in her 70’s were transported by paramedics to UC Irvine Medical Center where they were treated for nonlife-threatening injuries sustained in the accident.
Capt. Steve Concialdi also reported that an elderly man and woman inside of the Honda were transported to Orange County Global Medical Center located in Santa Ana. There were no reports on their conditions.
One woman in her 20’s who was occupying a Jeep when the accident occurred was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center, but the state of her injuries was unknown. A mother and son were taken to Placentia Linda Hosptial for minor injuries, firefighters rescued the two from a car that had rolled over said Capt. Concialdi.
Accidents such as this act as a reminder of the type of damage car accidents can cause in the Southern California area. If you are ever involved in a car accident in Orange County, contact our dedicated personal injury attorneys at Guldjian & Fasel immediately to ensure that you and your family’s rights are protected.