In a tragic car accident on Saturday night, 29 year old Vernon Onofia was identified as the only deceased among six who were travelling eastbound on Del Amo Boulevard in Long Beach. Onofia was a passenger in a white Chevy Suburban when the driver lost control of the vehicle, hit the center divider and rolled over multiple times. Onofia was thrown from the SUV. The accident happened along Del Amo Blvd near Orange Avenue in Long Beach.


As Long Beach Police continue their investigation a final report won’t be ready for several weeks. Witnesses are saying that the SUV may have been racing another car when the crash occurred. The other vehicle, identified only as a black sedan (possibly an Infiniti) . While reports have indicated that the SUV Onofia was riding in hit the center divider and rolled over, it is critical that all potential causes of the crash are investigated properly and that evidence is preserved.


In the same Chevy Suburban Onofia was riding in, two other passengers and the driver were also seriously injured. All three were taken via ambulance to a local hospital where they remain in stable condition.


It is important that an immediate and independent investigation take place to properly preserve critical evidence that is necessary to determining the cause of this preventable crash. our sponsoring law firm has more than 35 years of combined legal experience in representing victims and families of catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. Our team of legal experts, investigators, accident reconstructionist and engineers have been involved in the investigation and civil prosecution of thousands of accident cases.


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