LOS ALTOS HILLS, CALIFORNIA (February 20, 2017) – At least one person was killed after an accident on Monday night on the 280 Freeway near El Monte Road, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:50 p.m. on the southbound side of the 280 Freeway near the El Monte Road off-ramp. At least four unidentified vehicles were involved in a crash for unknown reasons. The collision caused several vehicles to spin out. One white sedan was found in a ditch on the right shoulder, stuck in the mud.
Tragically, at least one person was confirmed to have been killed in the accident. Emergency medical personnel responded to tend to those injured in the accident as well. The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time, as authorities attempt to determine cause and liability.
“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 Los Altos, 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.