3 Hospitalized after Van Nuys Crash on Van Nuys Boulevard near Van Nuys Civic Center
Van Nuys, California (February 11, 2022) – Two men and a woman were hospitalized after two cars collided, one of them careening into a pedestrian Friday afternoon in Van Nuys, as per the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The incident happened at about 1:10 p.m. in the 6400 block of Van Nuys Boulevard near Van Nuys Civic Center.
Two vehicles collided for unknown reasons, and one of them careened into a man, critically injuring him.
Emergency crews responded to the scene and transported the pedestrian to the hospital in critical condition. Another man and a woman were also hospitalized. The man sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and the woman was listed in serious condition.
The cause of the crash was not immediately determined, but authorities are investigating.
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After being involved in a car accident, there are several important steps that you should take before anything else. They include; getting medical help, gathering evidence, and reporting the accident.
- See a Doctor
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- Gather Evidence
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- Report the Accident
Report your car accident to relevant authorities so that they can write a report about it.
When you get to the stage of filing a personal injury claim, it is advisable to first take advantage of a free consultation from a personal injury attorney. An attorney will help you answer all your questions about your car accident and advise you on the best steps to take.
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