Downey, CA (March 7, 2022) – According to information provided by the California Highway Patrol, a fatal accident happened on Saturday night, March 5 in Downey. The incident occurred north of the 605 Freeway when a 2010 Nissan Altima collided with a curb, struck a light pole, and rolled down an embankment.
Police said two passengers in the vehicle, one who was 17, were ejected due to not wearing seatbelts. All three victims were taken to St. Francis Medical Center. The 17-year-old did not survive.
The current health conditions of the other two victims have not been reported.
Multiple ambulances were seen at the scene of the wreck, along with police and fire crews. Why the collision happened remains under police investigation at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Our thoughts are with everyone affected.
California Car Accidents
According to recent statistics compiled concerning the accident-fatality rate in California, there are approximately 3,200 people who lose their lives per year due to fatal traffic accidents in the Golden State. Hundreds of thousands more people are left with injuries due to these accidents, some of them of a debilitating nature. In some cases, injured victims require extensive and expensive medical treatment. Thousands of people are forced to live their lives in pain and suffering due to injuries suffered in negligently caused accidents. Although there is a multitude of options when it comes to medical treatment, most of them are costly.
After being injured in an accident, you could be forced to pay outstanding medical bills and as a result, be faced with a difficult financial burden. Allow a California car accident attorney to evaluate your case and see if you qualify for financial compensation due to the injuries and losses you may have suffered in a recent accident.
In the worst-case scenario that you are under the impression that someone you love was fatally injured in a negligently caused California traffic collision, you could be entitled to significant compensation for your losses and incurred damages that may have resulted from your loved one’s recent traffic accident. Consulting a California wrongful death attorney is your best bet in receiving full and fair compensation in order to cover things like funeral costs and outstanding medical bills. You can also collect compensation in the form of pain and suffering, among other forms.
Auto Accident Attorneys in Downey
The Downey personal injury lawyers at Beckerman Anderson have an excellent track record when it comes to providing victims and their families with the best, most effective legal help available. We hold a firm belief that no one should ever have to pay for being injured by another person’s negligence and that people who cause accidents due to being careless or otherwise inattentive should be held accountable for their actions. Depending on the circumstances of your case, we will award you compensation in the form of punitive damages and loss of consortium in order for you to get your life back on track as quickly and seamlessly as possible after your accident. Call 949-409-4299 today to speak with an experienced attorney concerning your California personal injury case.
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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.