Santa Ana: Driver Ran Red Light, Caused Crash that Injured Three


Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 12th, a driver ran a red light in Santa Ana and caused a crash that injured three people. The accident occurred at the intersection of McFadden Avenue and Flower Street and involved a black 2010 Toyota Corolla and a gray 1995 Mercury Cougar and resulted in the driver of the former vehicle sustaining serious trauma and the driver and passenger of the latter suffering moderate injuries. Witnesses have been asked to call the Santa Ana police at 714-245-8701, explains an auto accident lawyer in Orange County.

Santa Ana accounted for 2 of the 101 fatalities and 1,625 of the 16,620 injuries suffered by motor vehicle occupants in traffic accidents in Orange County in 2009, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System. That year, traffic signs and signals were a primary collision factor in 140 of the fatal and 12,994 of the injury accidents that occurred throughout the state.

All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to wish the three people who were injured in the crash involving the driver who ran the red light in Santa Ana a full recovery.

The Orange County Register originally reported this Santa Ana accident.

Resources for accident victims, such as books and articles on the process of pursuing an injury claim, are available to the public free of charge.

If you would like to request one of these free resources, or to speak with an auto accident lawyer in Orange County, feel free to call 1-888-834 5055.

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