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Two Fatalities and One Injury Reported in Westminster Collision

Two Fatalities and One Injury Reported in Westminster Collision

Westminster, CA – Two people were tragically killed and a third person sustained a leg injury in a multi-vehicle crash in Westminster on Monday, February 6, 2023. According to the Westminster Police Department, officers responded to the 14500 block of Beach Boulevard just before 1 p.m. and found four vehicles involved in the collision. Witnesses reported that an older minivan was travelling northbound in the southbound lane at a high rate of speed when it collided with three other vehicles.

First responders with the Orange County Fire Authority treated the three patients at the scene and the driver of the minivan, a man in his 80s, was declared dead. The passenger of the minivan, a woman in her 70s, was taken to the hospital but sadly succumbed to her injuries. The driver of another vehicle suffered a leg injury and was taken to UCI Medical Center. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Car Accidents 

There are over six million car accidents that occur across the United States each year. In any multi-vehicle car accident, it is critical that those injured, and their families have an independent legal investigation performed to preserve evidence. This includes reviewing:

  • Driver accident history
  • Police accident report
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Phone and texting records of the driver
  • Video from business park or restaurant at this intersection
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
  • Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident
  • Inspection of the road conditions
  • Vehicle blind spots
  • Driving records
  • Accident history at this intersection
  • Timing of traffic signals

Car Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible. While handling various accident cases, our attorneys have gained experience that has helped them identify some of the most common causes of car accidents:

  • Texting and driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Aggressive driving
  • Inexperienced driving
  • Fatigue
  • Alcohol or drug involvement

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.

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