30-Year-Old Man Injured in Richmond Crash on Richmond Parkway near Pittsburg Avenue
Richmond, California (March 23, 2021) – One person was sent to the hospital after a fiery car crash that happened Monday night in Richmond, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The incident happened at around 10:35 p.m. on northbound Richmond Parkway, just north of Pittsburg Avenue.
Two vehicles collided under unclear circumstances, blocking the right lane.
One of the cars caught fire with one party trapped inside.
Richmond police, firefighters, and paramedics responded to the scene.
Firefighters freed the person and requested an air ambulance to the scene.
As per the report, a 30-year-old man was taken to the hospital with possible major injuries.
The northbound lanes remained blocked as crews helped the victims and cleared the scene.
CHP is working to determine the factors that led to the crash.
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.
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