EL DORADO, CALIFORNIA (December 28, 2016) – 11 year old Tonino Trujillo was killed and two others were injured in an accident on Wednesday on Highway 50, according to local news sources. (map)
The accident happened when a BMW trying to negotiate a curve skidded off Highway 50 near Ice House Road, causing the vehicle to skid down an embankment and landing upside down in the nearby American River.
An 11 year old boy identified as Tonino Trujillo was sadly pronounced dead at a nearby hospital shortly after the collision. A 13 year old girl and a 23 year old woman in the car suffered injuries as well. The incident remains under investigation to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Los Angeles, San Jose, San Diego, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.