Downey, CA – Resident Injured After Truck Crashes into Apartment on Wiley Burke Ave

Downey, CA (December 31, 2019) – One person was injured after a pickup truck crashed into an apartment building on Wiley Burke Avenue in Downey. The incident was reported early on Monday morning, December 30th, at around 12:00 a.m.

According to authorities, police attempted to pull over a Chevrolet pickup truck occupied by two people when the vehicle fled east along Florence Avenue. The pickup lost control as the driver turned onto Wiley Burke Avenue and subsequently crashed into an apartment building.

One person inside the apartment was hit by the pickup during the crash and responding paramedics transported that individual to a nearby hospital. The victims’ current condition was not reported.

Police apprehended the suspects who were in the pickup a short time later and further investigation is ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Car Accidents in California

Motor vehicle traffic fatalities accounted for the deaths of 3,563 people in the state of California during 2018. Factors such as speeding, intoxication, and distracted driving frequently contribute to serious crashes, although motor vehicle accidents in California can quickly take place for a variety of different reasons at any time.

While this can be an extremely overwhelming time, it is important to obtain skilled representation after being the victim of someone else’s negligent or blatantly criminal behavior. Garnering compensation for your injuries can play a fundamental role in your overall recovery.

At The May Firm, we will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path forward. If you have lost a family member or suffered an injury as the result of another person’s inattentive behavior, please call us at (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to receive a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys.

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