LLANO, CALIFORNIA (December 24, 2016) – A two car accident on Highway 138 claimed the life of Carlos Martinez on Saturday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:40 pm on Highway 138 near 248th Street East. 68 year old Carlos Martinez was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck east on Highway 138 when he veered into oncoming traffic and into the path of a 1991 Ford F-250 pickup truck driven by 51 year old Verdel Bettelyoun.
Carlos Martinez was tragically pronounced dead as a result of the crash. Verdel Bettelyoun was rushed to Antelope Valley Hospital with major injuries, and is in unknown condition. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney 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 Victorville, Los Angeles, San Jose, 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.