Los Angeles, CA – 7-Year-Old Girl Killed in Tragic Accident on 5 Fwy near Weldon Canyon Rd
Los Angeles, CA (July 7, 2022) – A tragic accident took the life of a young girl in Los Angeles in the early morning hours of July 7. At approximately 3:00 a.m., a 7-year-old girl fell from the back of a moving SUV traveling on a freeway. She was then struck by several vehicles and killed.
The incident occurred on the 5 Freeway near Weldon Canyon Road in Newhall Pass. Officers with the California Highway Patrol reported that she fell out of the very back of a 1999 Lincoln Navigator that her mother was driving.
Witnesses stated she was either hanging out of the back window that was broken out or playing in the back portion before she fell out of the window. She was not strapped into a child seat, sources said.
The mother’s boyfriend was also in the SUV at the time of the crash. Both have been arrested for child endangerment. Police reported that the accident was one of the most tragic they’ve seen in their careers.
Authorities continue to investigate the details of the incident. No further information has been reported concerning the nature of the accident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. No further information has been reported at this time.
Car Accidents in California
Over 10,000 individuals are injured in auto accidents in the Golden State every month. The majority of these victims suffer serious injuries that land them in the hospital for days, weeks, or even months. Some common injuries that usually result from severe collisions include:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal Cord injuries
- Broken bones
The medical care required to make a full recovery from a severe auto crash can be extensive and expensive, causing victims to face difficult financial problems. The average cost of hospitalization for a severe car crash injury is about $65,000.
If you’ve been injured by a negligent driver, you have legal options available to you to help you move forward. An injured crash victim can collect financial compensation for the expenses related to their accident. Hospitalization, medical care, and vehicle repairs or replacement may be able to be compensated for by filing a personal injury claim Working with a car accident attorney is a good way to receive full and fair financial compensation for the losses you may have endured related to your wreck.
Sadly, some car crash consequences can be fatal. Injured victims may end up losing their lives due to the severity of their injuries. If you have recently lost a loved one due to a car accident caused by driver negligence, a wrongful death lawyer in Los Angeles can assist you in getting the financial compensation required to pay for all of the expenses related to your loved one’s accident and death.
Despite the many traffic rules and regulations implemented to keep drivers safe, people still act negligently while behind the wheel. Those who have suffered injuries in car wrecks or lost loved ones due to driver negligence need to hire an attorney as soon as they can to get started on their own path to financial recovery. A lawyer can help you get the finances necessary to cover the costs related to your accident. You should be able to make a full financial recovery without worry, and an attorney can help you do that. A lawyer can help you get the financial compensation necessary to cover all of the costs related to your wreck.
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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