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High Speed Crash Closes Vincent Thomas Bridge

November 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s the type of accident that frustrates other motorists to wits end because it never has to happen. A high-speed 3-car crash on the Vincent Thomas Bridge last night closed the bridge to traffic during a police investigation. Fire officials have said that two of the cars involved in the collision were traveling over 100 miles per hour. Five people were injured, including one person who was injured critically.

The Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro is a 1,500 foot bridge connecting Terminal Island and San Pedro. Any car accident on the bridge can strand other motorists for extended periods of time. While it’s never advisable to drive 100 miles on any road, it would seem less advisable to drive 100 miles on a narrow 2-lane bridge.

The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker implores drivers to follow safe driving practices this holiday season. With holiday traffic, safe driving is the best present you can give other motorists. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact our law offices today at (800) 333-0000 for a free consultation. We’ve helped over 100,000 people receive compensation for their injuries.

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