South Gate, CA (May 18, 2021) – One person lost their life and another was injured in a traffic accident that occurred on East Firestone Boulevard on the evening of Sunday, May 16. Reports indicate that the wreck occurred at around 7:45 p.m. in the 2300 block of the Roadway for reasons still being investigated by authorities.
According to information from officials, the incident occurred near Glasswerks LA when one victim became pinned inside of a vehicle after a crash. That victim lost their life in the collision. Another victim was transported to an area hospital with injuries of an unknown magnitude.
Neither victim has been identified at this time. Local motorists were asked to avoid the area while responders worked to secure the crash scene. Delays in traffic were observed for some time after the wreck occurred.
Our thoughts are with those involved and affected by this accident in South Gate. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Car Wrecks in Southern California
Operator error is the leading cause of car accidents in California. Driving after dark also increases your odds of being involved in an injury accident due to the higher number of drunk drivers on the road. Substantially reduced visibility is also a factor that leads to a large portion of nighttime car accidents.
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If you have a loved one who was killed during a car accident, we strongly urge you to reach out to our Orange County car accident attorneys by calling our law offices at 949-409-4299 and scheduling a consultation for a free evaluation of your California wrongful death claim.
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.