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Accidents in Pasadena CA

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Someone’s negligence or reckless driving is often the cause of accidents in Pasadena, California.

Negligence could be anything from texting to an underinflated tire to unsafe loading of a big rig’s load. Reckless driving could be anything from an impaired motorist to speeding through stop signs to street racing. Regardless, accidents often result in injuries and most accident victims seek help from a car accident attorney, especially if a serious injury or traumatic injury has occurred.

Types of auto accidents in Pasadena (2013)

  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons: 2
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5

Roadways in Pasadena where accidents may occur

Interstate 210 is the major highway in the Pasadena, California where motorcycle, big rig, SUV and other car accidents take place resulting in serious injuries. Other highly trafficked roads include Ventura Freeway, East Orange Grove Boulevard, East Washington Boulevard, Fair Oaks Avenue and East California Boulevard.

Truck Accidents in Pasadena

In 2014, the 210 Freeway in Pasadena saw a fiery accident when a big rig’s left front tire blew out. The driver lost control of his truck, then collided into a box truck before punching threw the concrete center divider, then slid onto to Gold Line tracks, where it also took out overhead wires for the train before bursting into flames.

Fortunately this sort of accident is rare, but when they do happen, people may be injured and entitled to recompense.

Big Rig Crash Damages Metro Gold Line Tracks, Snarls 210 Freeway Traffic

Bus Accidents In Pasadena

Bus accidents can be particularly dangerous because buses are designed to carry lots of people and not all have seat belts. Additionally, since buses carry so many people, minimal weight is a critical design element. And since they are large, bulky vehicles with large blind spots, accidents can unfortunately occur. As is the case with all vehicles, negligence may unfortunately play a role.

Types of bus accidents:

  • School bus crashes
  • Bus/pedestrian accidents
  • Car/truck collisions with a bus.

Bus services in Pasadena

  • Pasadena Area Rapid Transit System (ARTS)
  • MTA Buses
  • School buses

Bike Accidents In Pasadena

Pasadena has 50 miles of bike routes and has been named the most bike-friendly city in Los Angeles County.

In 2010, Pasadena had 82 bicycle collisions and one fatality.

What to do if you’ve been in an accident in Pasadena:

  • The most immediate concern is your safety and well-being. Were you injured? Do you need medical assistance? Does anyone else?
  • Call 911 for any urgent medical needs and to report the accident
  • Exchange insurance information if both parties are able

After you have done these things and spoken to the dispatched officers, you may wish to call our offices to discuss your accident.