Winnetka, CA (July 05, 2022) – The three men who died in a car accident on Sunday, July 3rd on Vanowen Street in Winnetka in the San Fernando Valley that also left six people hospitalized have been identified.
According to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, 22-year-old Steve Orellana Jr., a resident of Reseda, 22-year-old Celestino Fuentes, a resident of Burbank, and 23-year-old Isaiah Sanchez, a resident of Northridge, all died at the scene near Corbin Avenue.
The three men were traveling in a Ford Explorer when they were involved in an almost-head-on crash with a Toyota Tacoma, and then an Audi. Several people were ejected during the impact.
Six other people were transported to area hospitals in unknown conditions.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Steve Orellana Jr., Celestino Fuentes, and Isaiah Sanchez at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Vehicle Collisions in California
Losing a family member in a car crash caused by driver negligence can be devastating. Driver negligence causes almost all of the auto accidents reported in the United States.
Some common forms of driver negligence include speeding, driver intoxication, distraction, and fatigue. If you become involved in an auto accident with a negligent driver, it is important to hire an attorney right away. A lawyer will negotiate your case, help you file a personal injury claim, and also get you the compensation you are entitled to after being hurt by another person’s actions.
More car accidents happen in California than in any other state in the nation. On average, the state of California sees more than 400,000 vehicle collisions per year that cause injuries to over 150,000 individuals. These accidents take the lives of more than 3,200 people per year.
The attorneys at the Mines Law Firm have decades of experience in personal injury law. We work hard to make sure that our clients are able to recover financial compensation for their injuries and losses. Being stuck in the hospital and racking up medical bills while you are unable to work can be extremely stressful, which is why you deserve to be compensated for your injuries and losses.
A car accident attorney’s main job is to help injured crash victims get back on their feet after they have been hurt in a car wreck caused by negligence. Car accident lawyers also work on wrongful death cases and help the surviving family members of deceased victims get the justice and compensation they deserve.
If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by negligence, you deserve to be able to be compensated for funeral costs and all of the other expenses related to your loved one’s passing.
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