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Sacramento, CA – Major Crash on 5 Freeway Leads to Injuries

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Sacramento, CA (August 5, 2018) – Sacramento was the site of a major injury crash on Saturday evening.  Just before 8:00 pm, a motorcycle vs. car accident took place in the northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway at the Freeway 80 transition.

Sacramento police along with firefighters and paramedics quickly arrived on scene.  Once there, they discovered at least one person suffering from serious injuries due to the crash.  The injured victim was treated on the scene before being transported to a local hospital for further treatment.  Authorities have not provided an update on their condition as of Sunday morning.

The California Highway Patrol is actively investigating this crash.  There is no word at this time on how the car and motorcycle collided. Police have not indicated whether charges will be issued against either driver.  No further information is available.

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We hope that anyone injured in this crash has a full recovery.

Many details about this incident remain unavailable.  We do not know how the vehicles collided and whether either driver may have violated any traffic laws leading to the collision.  The answers to these questions will be found by police in their traffic investigation.  The results of the police investigation will determine responsibility for the crash.  Once the investigation is complete, an injured person may have the right to bring a personal injury claim against the negligent driver.

In California, such personal injury suits must typically be filed within two years of the accident date.  Failure to do so can result in loss of your legal rights to pursue recovery for your injuries.  As a practical matter, if you have been involved in an injury crash, you should contact a Southern California personal injury attorney as soon as possible.  Your attorney will assist you in negotiating with the insurance company and helping to obtain needed medical treatment while your case is being handled.

At the Los Angeles Injury Group, we bring years of experience and a successful track record to the table.  Our firm gives free consultations to all California injury accident victims.  To speak with one of our attorneys today, please call us at 310-954-7248.

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