Man Trapped after Car Crashes into Forklift on 5 Freeway [Burbank, CA]

Man Trapped after Car Crashes into Forklift on 5 Freeway [Burbank, CA]

Man Trapped after Car Crashes into Forklift on 5 Freeway [Burbank, CA]

Firefighters Rescue Driver after Car Crashes into Forklift on 5 Freeway

BURBANK, CA (July 8, 2020) – A man sustained injuries after his car crashed into a forklift on 5 Freeway, early Wednesday morning.
According to the Burbank Fire Department, the incident happened near Burbank Boulevard, at about 3:24 AM. Due to unknown circumstances, a black SUV crashed into a large forklift parked at a construction site along the freeway.
The impact of the crash trapped the driver inside the SUV. Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to free the trapped man. After freeing the driver, firefighter paramedics transported him to an area hospital with unspecified injuries.
Officers continue to investigate the cause of the collision. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel, always be on the lookout for possible hazards and avoid distracting activities. Be a defensive driver and be cautious of the vehicles around you. Drive at an appropriate speed and strictly follow the rules of the road.

Reach out to the personal injury lawyers at Sweet James if you have suffered serious injuries in a car crash involving a construction equipment. With over 20 years of experience in the field, we can help you fight for your legal rights. Our team works hard, so you can focus on getting better. Call our offices as soon as possible at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. Need help after hours? We are also available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, we may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.


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