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Miriam Contreras Killed in Accident on Highway 138 near 175th Street

“Two Killed”

LLANO, CALIFORNIA (March 12, 2017) – A multi car collision killed two people on Highway 138 on Sunday evening, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 6:45 pm on Highway 138 near 175th Street East. A 1998 Camaro driven by a 22 year old man was speeding when it lost control on a curve and veered into an oncoming lane, striking a 2012 Ford Fusion hard enough to split it in half. The Camaro overturned, and was then struck by a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser that could not stop in time.

A 29 year old female passenger in the Fusion identified as Miriam Contreras was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Camaro, 22 year old Jesse Sandoval, was also killed. The driver of the Fusion, a 31 year old man, and the two other passengers, a 10 year old girl and a 4 year old girl, were all hospitalized with major injuries. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.

“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm.

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 Llano, 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.

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