Valinda, CA (September 05, 2022) – At least one person was killed during a fiery two-car collision on Sunday, September 4th in the Valinda area of the San Gabriel Valley.

The City of Industry Sheriff’s Station and Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to reports of a traffic accident with entrapment in the area of East Temple Avenue and North Mangate Avenue at about 5:40 p.m.  

Upon their arrival, deputies and fire crews discovered two vehicles fully engulfed in flames, one with a person still trapped inside.

According to a source with knowledge of the incident, one patient died at the scene and another was administered CPR.  

All remaining victims were taken to a nearby hospital. The exact victim total is unknown. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in California

Valinda, CA - Fiery Two-Car Crash Leaves One Dead at N. Mangate Ave and E. Temple Ave

California sees more car accidents than almost any other state.  As a result, auto accidents are the main cause of unintentional deaths throughout the state. 

In 2018, the fatal crash rate dropped by nearly 8% in California. That same year, the number of fatal collisions fell from 3,884 to 3,563. Overall, the statewide vehicular death rate is around nine deaths for every 100,000 residents.

After being injured in a car crash, you will most likely be stuck paying exorbitant medical bills and other expenses associated with your accident. A California car crash attorney can help you by evaluating your case and seeing if you qualify for compensation. If you think another driver acted negligently and caused your wreck, you are able to collect compensation for lost earnings, vehicle repairs, medical bills, and more. 

Negligent driving is illegal and dangerous. Negligent drivers can spend time in jail and pay hefty fines. Contact a wrongful death attorney in Irvine to speak with a lawyer regarding your case. 

The wrongful death attorneys at Beckerman Anderson have a successful track record of providing injured victims and their families with full and fair financial compensation in the aftermath of serious accidents. 

We firmly believe in providing our clients with justice and the ability to recover physically, emotionally, and financially. You can reach our office by calling 949-409-4299 and scheduling a consultation for a free evaluation of your claim. 

For the grieving family members of those who have lost loved ones in collisions caused by negligence, a wrongful death attorney can help you get the compensation needed to cover funeral costs and other expenses that stemmed from the death of your family member.  

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.