LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (April 9, 2017) – At least one person was killed in a collision on the 405 Freeway on Sunday morning, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 3:00 am on the northbound side of the 405 Freeway, near the Palo Verde Avenue exit. A traffic accident was reported, involving an unknown number of vehicles. At least one car caught on fire and was fully engulfed almost immediately.
At least one person was declared dead at the scene as a result of the accident. Another person was rushed to a hospital, and their current condition is unknown at this time. The accident remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol 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) 864-6664. We are here to help you.