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San Francisco, CA – Traffic backup after Bay Bridge car crash that seriously injured one

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif (February 21, 2022)An evening rollover crash on the Bay Bridge resulted in one person being seriously injured, and major traffic gridlock for those heading into San Francisco.

According to California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at 7:20 p.m. along westbound 80, just west of Treasure Island. At least one person was injured in the crash and one vehicle flipped over. No further information is available regarding the injured person’s condition or whether anyone else was injured.

CHP issued a ” severe traffic alert ” at 7:45 p.m., telling motorists to avoid the bridge and use alternate routes to reach the San Francisco Peninsula.

The collision is the first major traffic incident on the Bay Bridge since a bizarre wrong-way crash involving a flatbed truck and a CHP cruiser at the toll plaza in late November.

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California is home to hundreds of thousands of auto accident injuries each year. A substantial number of accidents result in life-altering injuries such as brain trauma and spinal cord injuries that require extensive medical treatment. These injuries have a negative impact on the health and wellbeing of victims. The financial burdens victims and their families face are often substantial, on top of the pain and suffering they experience.

Since victims face mental, physical, and financial consequences following accidents, courts in all parts of California provide them with a variety of legal options for obtaining compensation from the at-fault party. Those injured can collect full and fair compensation for medical treatment, long-term care costs, lost wages, and more by filing a personal injury claim. A car accident attorney in California can protect your legal rights if you contact them as soon as possible. You can consult a reputable attorney to determine the best legal strategy based on the circumstances surrounding your accident.

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When you’ve been in an accident, working with a skilled and aggressive legal team can make a huge difference in your ability to recover. We have helped thousands of people in California protect their legal rights after being injured in accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers at Torem & Associates since 1983. After suffering mental, physical, and financial damages as a result of another person’s negligence, our attorneys are dedicated to helping our clients get the justice they deserve. By providing aggressive and trusted legal representation, we ensure that our clients are in a position to move forward, get the medical treatment they need, and recover from their injuries. If you’ve been hurt in a collision and believe that a negligent driver caused the accident, we can help. You can reach our personal injury law firm at (888) 500-5000 for more information.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Fresno.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Fresno and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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