EL MONTE, CALIFORNIA (February 24, 2017) – At least one person was killed in a head on collision on Friday night on Durfee Avenue near Rosemead Boulevard and Santa Anita Avenue, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened at approximately 8:41 p.m. on North Durfee Avenue between Santa Anita Avenue and Rosemead Boulevard. A black sedan was involved in a head on collision with a semi truck for unknown reasons.
The driver and passenger of the sedan were both extricated by responding medical personnel. The driver was tragically pronounced dead at the scene, and the female passenger was rushed to a hospital in critical condition. The driver of the big rig was also badly injured and was hospitalized. The accident remains under investigation at this time 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 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.”
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 El Monte, Pasadena, Los Angeles, 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.