Orange, CA (July 9, 2022) – Three people were killed in a fatal rollover accident that took place on Saturday morning, July 9, in Orange.
According to Orange County officials, the accident happened on Glassell Street around the area of Taft Avenue. Police confirmed that a traffic stop was initiated in the area. A Nissan Altima started to speed southbound when the driver lost control due to unknown reasons. The vehicle slammed into several guardrails on the side of the road and then struck a light at a railroad crossing. The vehicle rolled over, which caused extensive damages and multiple ejections of the individuals inside the vehicle.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Out of the victims who were ejected from the vehicle, two men and a woman were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Four people were rushed to the hospital for treatment, three of which had critical injuries. Two of these victims were identified as juveniles.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police confirmed that the driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, though it is not known if any charges have been brought at this time.
No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We offer our condolences to the families and friends of the victims whose lives were taken in this accident. We also hope that the injured parties involved in this accident with receive full recoveries.
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations in California. However, many people are also killed in these accidents every single year. In 2017, it was reported that approximately 3,582 people were killed in fatal California car accidents. These accidents take on many forms but rollovers are known for being some of the most severe, leading to fatalities each year. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal accident, it is important that you speak with a legal advocate that you can trust.
Facing the aftermath of a fatal car accident is never an easy thing to face on your own. You may wonder where you can turn after you have lost a loved one in a fatal collision, which is why you should speak with a dedicated Orange car accident lawyer immediately. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills. You should never have to deal with these stressful aspects entirely on your own. Speaking with an Orange wrongful death attorney can help you during these difficult times.
Our attorneys at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer are here to help you get back on your feet after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal accident. Our attorneys are ready to stand by your side as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Orange at (888) 539-3154 to find out how we can help you.
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