On Sunday morning, a 2007 Lexus sedan heading westbound on the Santa Monica 10 freeway crashed into a cement pillar at the Western Avenue overpass causing a tragic explosion and an intense fire. All four people were killed. It is unclear whether any of the passengers were killed as a result of the impact or whether it was the explosion and subsequent fire that caused their deaths. The cause of the accident is still unknown and the CHP is continuing its investigation.
Horrific accidents such as these have a lasting impact not only on the families who have lost loved ones, but on our communities. A complete and thorough investigation must me made and the proper procedures must immediately be taken to determine the cause(s) of this accident.
If you have lost a loved one in a catastrophic accident, you must have the proper legal representation to determine the causes of the accident, determine liability and pursue the at-fault party. Common responsible parties include drivers of other vehicles, road construction, road design defects and other preventable reasons.
There is a limited time in California in which a family member or dependent can bring a wrongful death action. Call now for a free legal consultation. Don’t delay.