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four killed in big rig crash in desert center on highway 177
DESERT CENTER: Four Killed in Accident with Semi Truck

“Investigation Ongoing”

DESERT CENTER, CALIFORNIA (May 29, 2017) – Four people were killed in a head-on accident with a big rig on Monday afternoon, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 3:11 pm on Highway 177 (also known as Rice Road) near Joshua Tree National Park. A passenger car was involved in a collision with a big rig for an unknown reason, and the collision was described as a head on accident.

Three people were pronounced dead at the scene, and a fourth was airlifted to a nearby hospital where he was also pronounced dead. The accident remains under open investigation to determine cause and liability at this time.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”

We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 541-2111. We are here to help you.


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