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road accidentDriving is a necessity for most of us. With so many cars on our busy roads and highways, road rage has become more and more of a common occurrence. Road rage makes our roads less safe for everyone.

Even if you are not directly involved, it is easy to become caught up in the aftermath. A recent road rage incident in California clearly shows how motorists can become involved in the madness.

The Mad Road Rage Story

A passenger in a car traveling on the freeway managed record an incident of pure road rage between a motorcyclist and a driver on a Southern California freeway, which resulted in a chain-reaction crash. The video, available on NBC4 News in Los Angeles, shows a driver of a car having just cut off a motorcyclist after a lane change.

In response, the motorcyclist gassed it to the driver’s side of the car and kicked the car. The car’s driver quickly responded by wildly swerving, nearly crashing the motorcycle. However, instead of crashing into the bike, the car hits the freeway median barrier and bounces back through the lanes of traffic. The vehicle then crashes into a pick up truck, causing it to flip and rest upside down. The motorcyclist drove away without injury. The only injured victim in this accident was the pickup driver, who found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time.

What To Do If You Are the Victim of a Road Rage Accident

If you are the victim of a road rage accident, it is first and foremost important to remain calm. It is easy to become emotional and want to retaliate. However, you need to keep your emotions at bay and react with a cool head. A road rage accident is no different than any other accident. You need to take the following steps:

  • Call 911. Wait for the police to come to the scene of the accident and complete a report.
  • Get the contact information for any witness to the scene of the accident.
  • Get the contract information for all parties involved in the accident
  • Seek immediate medical attention – even if you don’t think you are injured.
  • Immediately consult with an experienced Los Angeles road rage accident attorney to protect your legal rights and help you get the full compensation that you deserve.

Call a Los Angeles Road Rage Accident Attorney Today!

The legal team at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas is dedicated to helping our injured clients reach the best monetary settlement when they are involved in any type of accidents.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a motor vehicle accident involving road rage, our experienced Los Angeles car accident attorneys are available to personally review your case. Call us at 1-888-848-5048 to schedule a free, complimentary consultation with our legal team today.