At Least 1 Hurt in Encino Accident on Highway 101 near Balboa Boulevard 

Encino Accident
Encino, CA: Injuries Sustained in Multi-Vehicle Collision on Highway 101 near Balboa Boulevard

Encino, California (August 19, 2021) – At least one person was hurt following a traffic collision Wednesday morning in Encino, the California Highway Patrol said.

The multi-vehicle crash happened on Highway 101 near Balboa Boulevard at approximately 7:08 a.m.

It was not established how a blue Ford Escape, a white GMC pickup truck, a Chevrolet, and a black Toyota Tundra pickup truck crashed along the roadway on August 18.

The crash left at least one person with unspecified injuries.

Officials requested a tow truck to remove one of the automobiles, which had acquired major front-end damage, away from the scene.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

Tips on What to do after a Car Accident in California

  • Always stop and remain at the scene.
  • Check if you or your passengers have been injured. In case someone is hurt, call emergency services or ask someone else to help.
  • Get to safety – If your car is drivable, move it to a safe area. If it’s not, turn your hazard lights on and set up flares.
  • Call 911 to report the accident.
  • Never discuss or admit fault. Instead, wait for a police officer and insurance companies representatives to figure out the fault.
  • Document the accident and exchange information with other drivers.