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Cameron Park Car Accident

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February 09, 2017
Edward Smith


Driver Pinned in Cameron Park Car Accident

On Thursday, February 2, 2017, an auto accident involving two vehicles occurred in Cameron Park on Highway 50.

What Happened?

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) received reports of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 50 south of the Cameron Park Drive off-ramp at approximately 9:40 in the morning. When officers arrived on scene they discovered that two vehicles crashed into each other. This accident is currently under investigation as it was not immediately clear what caused the accident.

Were There Injuries?

Yes. At least one of the drivers in an involved vehicle was pinned in and had to be extricated by emergency personnel. They were then transported by ambulance to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment of injuries suffered in the accident.

Highway Closures

Both directions of Highway 50 was closed for a short time following this collision while CHP collected evidence for their investigation. The two vehicles involved had to be towed from the scene as they were severely damaged. The investigation is currently ongoing, it was not immediately clear if drugs or alcohol or distracted driving was a factor in the collision.

Auto Accident Injuries

Auto accidents can result in a wide variety of injuries, which can be severe and life altering. If the accident was particularly extreme, it could also result in the loss of life. Other injuries that can occur in a serious car crash include:

If you, or a loved one, have been involved in an auto, motorcycle, or trucking accident, it is very important to seek medical attention right away, not all symptoms of injuries surface immediately following a collision.

Cameron Park Car Accident Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, a Cameron Park car accident lawyer. If you, or a member of your family, have been involved in an auto accident that resulted in fatal or serious injuries due to another driver’s negligence, please call me today at (530) 392-9400 or I can be reached toll-free at (800) 404-5400 for friendly, fast and free advice.

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