Several People Injured After a Vehicle Crash
You really never know when a traffic accident will happen. You can always be the careful, follow the safety rule guidelines, but that doesn’t mean an accident won’t happen. In fact, now days you have to worry more about about a DUI driver than anything…not just on Friday nights either, it could happen in the middle of the day. Of course, just because you’re in a traffic accident, it doesn’t mean you or the other driver was DUI, there’s a million reasons why crashes happen.
On Sunday, two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies had to be airlifted to a hospital after their patrol vehicle had crashed and then overturned in the Malibu area, according to the officials.
The press release was issued by the department and stated that there was a single vehicle crash that happened around six,forty-five in the evening. The deputies were responding to an assistance request which involved a person throwing bottles in the middle of the Pacific Coast Highway. The patrol car had it’s lights flashing as well as the siren at the time of the crash, according to the department statement.
Police Vehicle Crashes
According to the Sheriff’s Department, the vehicle had hit the guardrail and then rolled over at the Kanan Dume and Latigo Canyon Roads. Luckily the two deputies were rescued by other deputies who had responded to the crash site.
The people inside of the rolled over car were treated at the scene by the Los Angeles County firefighters. They then had to be airlifted to the hospital. According to the press release, the deputies injuries that they had suffered were luckily not life threatening.
The intersection where the crash happened had to be closed down for around four hours. They reopened around eleven o’clock that night, according to the Sheriff’s at Lost Hills station. It’s unclear at this time what caused the crash. The crashed vehicle and scene are still being investigated. If anyone has any information about this case, then please call Lost Hills at 818-878-1808.
Two People Injured After Crash
According to the local authorities, there were two other people who had to be hospitalized after a possible speeding car had lost control of his vehicle. The car went airborne and then crashed right into a local business in Lynwood.
According to some witnesses, around one o’clock in the morning they saw the suspect driving a Toyota Camry at a very high speed. He was in the southbound lane and in the 124,00 block of the Atlantic Avenue.
The female driver had tried to pass the other vehicle when she lost control of her car. She had crashed into several of those metal pylons and a tree before she was briefly put airborne and crashing into a business that is local.
According to Lt. Williams who is with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Lynwood Station, there was sadly a male as well as a female passenger who had died on impact from the crash. The female and male were not wearing a seatbelt.
There were two front female passengers who were luckily wearing their seat belts, according to Lt. WIlliams. The two females suffered from some minor injuries and had to be transported to a nearby hospital for her treatment.
While, there is no definite answer what happened at the crash site, there is a reason to believe that the cause of this crash would be due to speed. The investigation is on going at this time.
So if you’re heading out to enjoy your memorial weekend, please be careful.
Daniel A. Gibalevich
DAG Law Firm