Compton, CA – Michellie Gonzalez & Jennyfer Flores Killed in Crash Caused by Suspected Street Takeover on Stockwell near N Wilmington Ave
Compton, CA (June 15, 2022) – Police identified Michellie Gonzalez, 20, from Cudahy, and Jennyfer Flores, 18, from Long Beach, as the victims who lost their lives in a suspected street takeover on Sunday, June 12, in Compton.
Initial reports reveal that the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of North Wilmington Avenue and West Stockwell Street just before 12:00 midnight. Police responded to the scene and found two young women who had lost their lives.
Witness reports show that the two female victims were in a red sedan that was drifting through the intersection in a street takeover. Police have not confirmed the takeover at this time, however, they suspect it was taking place during the crash.
The sedan collided with an SUV that was traveling through the intersection from a different direction, the witness said. Due to the impact, one of the women was ejected from the vehicle. She lost her life at the crash scene, reports said.
Police continue to investigate the details of the incident. Nothing further has been reported at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims.
California Car Accidents
More than 10,000 people are hurt in car crashes in California per month. Many of these victims are seriously injured and must spend time in the hospital recovering. Some common injuries that result from serious accidents include:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Broken bones
The medical care needed to recover from these types of injuries can be expensive and extensive, causing victims to miss work and face stressful financial burdens. The average cost of recovering from a severe car crash injury is more than $65,000.
Crash victims have legal options available to them if they’ve been injured by another driver who was acting negligently at the time of the collision. An injured accident victim can collect financial compensation for the expenses that stem from their crash. Medical care, hospitalization, vehicle repairs or replacement, wage loss, and more may be eligible for compensation. Working alongside a car crash lawyer in Compton is the most surefire way to get the maximum compensation available for your injuries and losses.
Sadly, the consequences of some accidents are deadly, and injured victims end up losing their lives due to the nature and severity of their injuries. If you have recently lost a loved one due to a negligent car crash, a wrongful death lawyer in Compton can help you get the financial compensation you need to cover the costs associated with their accident and passing.
People still choose to act negligently while driving despite the numerous traffic rules and regulations put in place to keep everyone safe on the roadway. Those who have been hurt in auto collisions caused by careless drivers need to contact a lawyer as soon as they can after they’ve been hurt. An attorney can help you get the money you need to pay for all of the expenses related to your crash. You should be able to recover without worrying about money, which is why we are here to help.
At the Mines Law Firm, we have been assisting grieving families to recover for many years. An attorney from our law firm can help you financially recover so you can focus on your emotional and physical well-being.
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