Santa Ana, CA – One Killed, Two Hurt in S Main St Crash

Santa Ana, CA - One Killed, Two Hurt in S Main St Crash

Santa Ana, CA (April 22, 2024) – The Santa Ana Police Department responded to the scene of a fatal accident that occurred on Sunday morning, April 21. Calls for assistance were received at around 2:00 a.m.

According to official reports, an automobile accident took place on the 800 block of South Main Street in the early morning hours. A pickup truck was involved in the accident when it got off the roadway and struck a pole. Three people were injured in the crash. All three victims were treated briefly at the scene and transported to area hospitals for emergency medical care. A female passenger died from her injuries after arriving. The driver involved in the accident was later arrested for vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and suspicion of DUI causing death. The incident is currently being investigated.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the woman killed in this crash.

Fatal Auto Accidents in California

Santa Ana, CA - One Killed, Two Hurt in S Main St CrashEvery month, around 315 individuals lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across California, often due to negligent driver behavior. In the aftermath of the sudden and devastating loss of a loved one, your family may seek legal recourse. Filing a wrongful death claim provides an avenue to pursue compensation for various losses, including lost wages, funeral expenses, vehicle repairs, and more.

To pursue a successful wrongful death lawsuit, it is essential to demonstrate that the negligent actions of another driver directly caused the death of your loved one. This can be established by proving factors such as speeding, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, tailgating, failure to yield the right of way, driving while fatigued, reckless driving, or engaging in distracting behaviors.

Additionally, showcasing the monetary damages resulting from the accident is crucial. If your family has experienced such a loss, seeking immediate legal guidance is vital. A Santa Ana wrongful death attorney can vigorously defend your legal rights and provide comprehensive support throughout the legal process. Their assistance may include conducting a thorough crash investigation, gathering compelling evidence, accessing expert insights and resources, negotiating fair compensation, managing communications with insurance companies, and representing you in court proceedings. You can rely on our dedicated Santa Ana wrongful death lawyers to exhaust every avenue to ensure you receive the justice you deserve.

At the Law Offices of Edward Y. Lee, our devoted legal team is committed to delivering exceptional legal representation for individuals injured or bereaved in car accidents. With our experienced attorneys, we possess the skills and knowledge to take on major insurance companies and fight vigorously for our clients’ rights. If you require legal assistance, do not hesitate to reach out to us for a complimentary consultation at (213) 672-2050. Let us assist you in exploring your options for seeking compensation and holding those responsible accountable.

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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