Early Morning Accident on East Valley Boulevard in Walnut Leaves 2 Children in Critical Condition
WALNUT, CA (May 17, 2022) – Two children were critically injured in an accident at East Valley Boulevard and North Grand Avenue in Walnut early Sunday morning.
The accident happened around 1:50 a.m. on May 8. According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, two vehicles collided, one of them had careened into a fire hydrant. Video from the scene showed water spewing nearly 100 feet in the air from the sheared hydrant.
Fire crews responded and found four injured people in one of the vehicles, including two juveniles with critical injuries.
The two other occupants had minor injuries and are currently in stable condition.
Meanwhile, the driver of the other vehicle was the only occupant. He was identified as an adult male who was detained at the scene and treated for his injuries.
At this time, it is unclear if speed, drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. Further investigation is underway.
Anyone with information about this crash should contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Industry station at 626-330-3322.
To avoid unexpected car accidents, always pay attention to your surroundings and look out for other vehicles when driving. Strictly follow traffic rules and drive at designated speeds. Also, do not drive while intoxicated.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a traffic accident, reach out to The Law Offices of Daniel Kim. With extensive experience in the legal field, our car accident attorneys know what it takes to win your case. Call us at (800) 895-7199 for a free consultation. If you need a copy of the police report, our team can also help you get one. Your case is our priority so you can focus on things that matter.