SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (March 4, 2017) – A man was killed in a tragic accident on Saturday morning on Interstate 5, according to a local news source. (map)
Around 3:55 a.m., a 24 year old man from Tustin identified as Gabriel Carpio was driving a black Mini Cooper southbound on Interstate 5 near Santa Ana Boulevard. Gabriel Carpio lost control of his car for an unknown reason and crashed into the center divider, then was struck by a Ford van and a Honda Pilot.
Gabriel Carpio was tragically pronounced dead as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. The drivers of the van and the Honda Pilot were uninjured. The accident remains under open investigation to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all the family members and friends of Gabriel Carpio 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 Santa Ana, Los Angeles, 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.