East Los Angeles, CA (August 15, 2020) – According to authorities, a woman was killed in a traffic accident that took place early on Saturday morning, August 15th. The crash happened at around 5:14 a.m. on the Long Beach (710) Freeway, just south of Third Street.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a black 2003 GMC and an unidentified woman were involved in the crash. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene where they worked to assist the victims involved.
One woman, identified only as a 21-year-old female from Montebello, was found lying in the roadway after the collision.
The official cause of this accident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Los Angeles
Back throughout 2015, authorities reported on thousands of automobile accidents that ultimately claimed the lives of 3,176 people all around the state of California. Within Orange County alone, a total of at least 162 fatalities were verified after the multitude of car crashes that occurred, at least some of which were reported as deadly car accidents Los Angeles, as well as all other towns and cities throughout Southern California. Researchers found that many areas in Orange County are home to more serious accidents than others, however, nearly every collision results in some form of injury and therefore, high costs for victims and their families.
Severe accidents throughout Orange County are most commonly caused by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, speeding, and distracted driving. While there are other actions that contribute to sudden accidents, all serious injuries leave victims and their loved ones with the high costs of recovery. The expenses that follow not only the initial hospitalization of a victim but the continued medical care on top of lost wages as well, can be overwhelming. In many cases, injuries are serious enough to ensure that a victim has to go through years of physical therapy and other costly treatments in an attempt to feel normal again.
In no way should the victim of another person’s actions be forced to cover the costs of their recuperation. Careless drivers show no regard for the safety of others on the road, and there is no reason that such parties should be able to escape accountability. Obtaining an aggressive and compassionate motor vehicle accident attorney to go after the party or parties who are responsible for your injuries is of the utmost importance as you begin the journey toward full recovery.
A serious car accident can have terribly life-altering effects for all those involved. Our capable and compassionate Costa Mesa car accident attorneys at Beckerman Anderson recognize the overwhelming nature of a sudden collision, and we are devoted to representing those who have unfairly suffered by no fault of their own. If you have been injured or suffered the loss of a family member due to the actions of a negligent party, please don’t hesitate to contact our Orange County car accident or wrongful death attorneys today at (949) 474-2254.
Note: These posts have been generated through the use of outside and secondary sources for Beckerman Anderson. These sources include news stories, police reports, and first-hand accounts of accidents and the injuries involved. As a result, we have not been able to independently verify all of the details surrounding each accident that we post about. If you see any information that is not factual or is incorrect, please notify us immediately and we will ensure that the story is corrected with the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As members of our local community, we at Beckerman Anderson, strive to draw awareness to the dangers that are related to driving and provide overall safety information for our community members. We are always saddened when we learn about a serious injury accident in our area and hope that through awareness, drivers in our community will take the necessary precautions to avoid such accidents. The information provided in these posts should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. This story is not a solicitation for business. The photographs used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.