Los Angeles, CA – Fatal Collision at CA-134 W & CA-2 N Takes One Life

Los Angeles, CA – Fatal Collision at CA-134 W & CA-2 N Takes One Life

Los Angeles, CA (March 17, 2024) – A fatal accident reported in the Eagle Rock area claimed one person’s life. The incident occurred at around 4:50 a.m. on March 16, according to area law enforcement.

Reports from the California Highway Patrol show that a collision occurred on California Highway 134 in the area near the California Highway 2 interchange. One of the vehicles involved in the accident, identified as a truck, became wrapped around the pole after going off the roadway. One person involved in the accident was fatally injured. One additional ambulance was requested at the scene to transport at least one person to an area hospital for medical treatment. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.

We offer our condolences to the family of the victim killed in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in California

Los Angeles, CA – Fatal Collision at CA-134 W & CA-2 N Takes One LifeFatalities resulting from car accidents are unfortunately common occurrences in California, with thousands of lives lost on our state’s roads every year. The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one can create significant challenges for families, many of whom find it difficult to navigate through the aftermath.

Following the loss of a family member, there may be legal recourse available. In California, various parties have the right to initiate legal proceedings against the accountable driver. As per California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60, priority in wrongful death claims is typically given to those closest to the deceased victim, such as dependent children or surviving partners. Other eligible parties for seeking financial restitution after the loss of a loved one include:

  • Surviving parents or siblings of the deceased, along with their offspring
  • Grandparents of the deceased
  • Any individual who was financially reliant on the deceased, including putative spouses and their children

Initiating a wrongful death claim can enable your family to pursue compensation to address a range of damages. These may include coverage for funeral and burial expenses, pain and suffering, vehicle repair costs, and more. Working with a wrongful death attorney in Los Angeles can enhance your chances of securing the maximum compensation for all your losses. Taking immediate action to hire legal representation is crucial to ensuring the best possible opportunity for attaining justice.

The Law Offices of Edward Y Lee takes pride in being a trusted and compassionate advocate for families who have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence. Our extensive experience and dedication to providing effective legal representation highlight our commitment to seeking justice. If you are dealing with the overwhelming aftermath of a wrongful death, do not hesitate to contact us at (213) 672-2050 for a complimentary case evaluation. Let us handle the legal work while you focus on honoring your loved one’s memory. We will stand by your side every step of the way towards holding those responsible accountable for their actions. You can trust us to be your partner during this difficult time.

Note: The information provided in this blog post about injury car accidents in Los Angeles is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice.

Disclaimer: No attorney-client relationship is established by accessing or using this information. Readers should consult with a qualified attorney for advice specific to their situation. The authors make no representations regarding the accuracy or suitability of the information provided and disclaim any liability for reliance on it. Laws and regulations may vary and are subject to change.

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