Source: The Orange County Register
ORANGE, California – A fire erupted following a collision between two vehicles Tuesday afternoon on the eastbound 22 freeway about 12:30 p.m., according to a news story in the Orange County Register.
The driver of a Volkswagen Jetta was traveling too fast to stop during traffic and rear-ended a Jeep near the transition road by the Interstate 5 freeway and the 57 freeway, according to the report. The Volkswagen burst into flames upon impact with the other vehicle. The California Highway Patrol issued a SigAlert, but it was cleared by 1:16 p.m.
Orange County Car Accident Statistics
According to the California Statewide Integrated Traffic report there were six people killed and 725 injured in traffic accidents in the city of Orange in 2009. The same year, there were 141 fatal and 13,373 injury traffic accidents throughout Orange County, the report said.
Motorists in Orange County who are injured in traffic accidents due to someone else’s negligence may consider filing a lawsuit for compensation for their injuries, pain and suffering, lost time off work for wages and more.
For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Thomas Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients who were injured in serious traffic accidents or have lost a loved one.
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