Santa Ana, CA – One Killed in Fatal Accident on SR-57 Near Katella Ave

Santa Ana, CA – One Killed in Fatal Accident on SR-57 Near Katella Ave

Santa Ana, CA (April 24, 2022) – One person lost their life in a fatal accident that took place on a major roadway in Santa Ana on Sunday evening, April 24.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 7:16 p.m. in the southbound lanes of SR-57 around the area of Katella Avenue. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result of the crash.

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the accident.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in California

California sees a larger rate of car accidents every year than many other states in the U.S. Unfortunately, this means that more lives are typically taken in California than in other states. On average, it is estimated that approximately 1 out of every 10,200 people driving within the state loses their lives as a result of a car accident. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 3,904 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state of California. If you have lost someone you love in one of these accidents, you and your family may be feeling alone and confused. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible.

Losing a loved one in a fatal car accident can be a challenging thing to face on your own. You may wonder where you can turn during these difficult times, which is why you should speak with a Santa Ana car accident attorney as soon as possible. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to worry about these aspects entirely on your own. It is crucial that you speak with a Santa Ana wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after you have lost a loved one in an accident.

Santa Ana Wrongful Death Attorneys 

At Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone close to you in a fatal accident. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial damages, including the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Funeral costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

If you have lost a loved one in an accident, we will stand by your side. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Santa Ana at (888) 539-3154 for more information on how we can assist 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. 

Disclaimer: This is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.

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