FULLERTON, CALIFORNIA (February 28, 2017) – Two people were killed in an accident on Tuesday night on Rosecrans Avenue that may be related to street racing, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 8:45 p.m. on Rosecrans Avenue near Euclid Street. A black 2006 Lexus sedan was traveling at a high rate of speed heading eastbound on Rosecrans when it lost control and crashed into a tree head on.
The two people inside the car have been identified as 24 year old Oscar Diaz, and 17 year old Valeria Tinoco. Both Oscar Diaz and Valeria Tinoco were tragically killed in the accident. Both were trapped inside the wreckage of the car for several hours. The accident remains under active investigation at this time to determine cause and liability, and initial reports may indicate street racing as a possible factor.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
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 Fullerton, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, 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.