HIGHLAND, CALIFORNIA (May 8, 2017) – Four people were killed in a collision on Monday afternoon on Palm Avenue, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 2:24 pm at the intersection of Cypress Street and Palm Avenue. A silver Acura TL and a gold Ford Taurus were involved in a collision for an unknown reason. The Ford Taurus rolled onto its roof and both vehicles caught fire after the accident.
Three people from the Taurus were tragically declared dead at the scene. One occupant from the Taurus was rushed to a hospital for burn treatment, but succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. The occupants of the Taurus have been identified as 83 year old Juan Perez, and three of his grandchildren, 17 year old Nicolas Luna, 8 year old Vanessa Hermosillo, and 7 year old Aiden Hermosillo. The driver of the Acura was rushed to a hospital in critical condition. 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.