Berkeley, CA – Accident on Gilman St & I-80 Results in Injuries
Berkeley, CA (July 24, 2020) – An automobile accident reported on Thursday morning resulted in injuries in the Berkeley area. At approximately 10:30 a.m., on July 23, the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Gilman Street.
According to reports provided by local news sources, a multi-vehicle collision occurred on Gilman Street near the intersection with Interstate 80. The impact of the collision resulted in extensive damages to the vehicles evolved. One motorcyclist was ejected from their vehicle during the crash. Several victims were rendered treatment at the site of the crash. An unknown number of injured victims were transported from the scene of the collision to area hospitals for treatment. At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident.
Motor Vehicle Accidents in California
Generally, motor vehicles like cars, trucks, and SUVs are considered to be safe, reliable, and effective. Even today we are seeing endless measures being made to cut the costs of transportation and make this method of transportation more efficient. Regardless of the number of safety features new vehicles are developed to contain, we continue to see people injured in collisions at an alarming rate.
Every year, car accidents leave more than 150,000 people with injuries in the state of California. In some cases, victims are able to go on with their lives with minimal interruption. This is not always the case. In fact, thousands of accident victims suffer life-altering injuries that require extensive medical treatment, surgery, and therapy. Tens of thousands of Californians are hospitalized and forced to spend weeks off work to recover from their injuries. When victims are injured in accidents caused by negligent drivers, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in California as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
Working with a skilled and aggressive legal team in the aftermath of your accident can make a world of difference for your ability to hold wrongdoers accountable and maximize your recoveries. San Francisco Bay Area personal injury lawyer William E. Weiss has extensive experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve after being harmed. Our attorneys provide aggressive and competent legal representation for clients to ensure they are in the best position imaginable to recover. If you were injured in a collision as a result of a negligent driver, contact California accident lawyer William E. Weiss directly by calling (415) 235-7060 to explore legal options available for you.
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