Police Cruiser & 2 Cars Involved in Crash on Imperial Highway
La Habra, California (June 22, 2018) – Multiple vehicles were involved in an accident occurring early Friday morning on Imperial Highway. The crash came as an end to a police pursuit, according to the La Habra Police Department.
The crash occurred at approximately 12:25 a.m. and the chase began shortly earlier that morning. Earlier, on-duty Deputy had been conducting a routine traffic stop when the driver sped off without warning. the deputy proceeded to follow the vehicle, using their lights and sirens to warn other drivers of the oncoming pursuit. Despite this precaution, the patrol car proceeded to collide with an unidentified vehicle near Idaho Street. This initial collision to then causes the two vehicles to collide with a third.
As a result of the collision, both the police officer and another motorist suffered minor injuries. Upon arrival at the scene, paramedics administered care to those injured but initial reports do not indicate if they were hospitalized.
At the time of posting, it is unclear if the vehicle initially pursued was a part of the accident, but no arrests were declared in the report.
The names of those involved in the accident have not yet been released.
The California Highway Patrol has been requested by the La Habra Police Department to further investigate the collision.
Witnesses to the pursuit and the collision are urged to contact the La Habra Police Department at (562) 383-4300.
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The CHP is currently investigating each and every facet involved in this crash in order to determine liability. They will be looking to see drugs and/or alcohol, high speed, or distracted driving were factors in the accident. Determining if there was a negligent driver at fault will be the ultimate deciding factor in whether or not a viable personal injury case will follow.
Many victims choose to file a claim for compensation because of the enormous expenses that arise after an accident. Hospital bills lost wages, and future medical expenses are all reasons why many people choose to take legal action. Nevertheless, this is a choice that can only be made by the victim.
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Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
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