Palmdale, CA (August 7, 2022) – On Saturday afternoon, August 6, a multi-vehicle crash was reported in Palmdale that killed one person and injured four others.
According to officials, the accident occurred just before 4:30 p.m. at the Palmdale Blvd and 55th Street East intersection. The accident occurred when a car entered the intersection and collided with two other vehicles.
Emergency personnel was called to the scene. One person involved in the accident suffered significant injuries and was declared dead at the scene. Two people were critically injured and two suffered minor injuries. Paramedics transported three individuals to area hospitals by ambulance and one person was transported by helicopter. The accident caused the area to be shut down for many hours as crews tended to the victims and cleared the accident.
Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
We offer our sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident.
Our thoughts are also with the other victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
California is home to some of the busiest and most dangerous roadways in the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 3,500 people were killed in fatal car accidents in California in 2018. There are many reasons for accidents to happen in California, such as texting while driving, speeding, impaired driving, or simply failing to yield or stop at traffic lights and stop signs. More than one-third of all road fatalities in the US are caused by reckless driving.
Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to deal with. This is especially true when their passing came unexpectedly and tragically. In the aftermath of losing a loved one, you are dealing with enormous amounts of shock, grief, anger, and sadness. Additionally, you may be injured also, and dealing with the pain and suffering of your own physical recovery.
If you or someone you love was killed in an accident caused by someone else’s careless or reckless behaviors, it’s important to hold the at-fault person responsible for their actions. When you lose a loved one, we know that no amount of money could replace that person’s presence in your life. Filing a wrongful death suit against a negligent party can ensure that you get justice for your deceased family member and can help you to cope with their loss.
In the aftermath of losing a loved one, you shouldn’t have to deal with these stressful events alone and may be wondering where to turn for help. An experienced and compassionate attorney can help to handle the legal issues and burdens for you.
If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal accident, speak with a legal advocate that you can trust. Please do not hesitate to contact a Palmdale wrongful death attorney by calling (888) 539-3154 to see how we can help you.
Note: This post was created through the use of secondary sources such as state and local news sources, police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents that take place in Orange County. The facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified, therefore, if any information is incorrect, please contact Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer so we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove this post upon request.
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