MONTEREY PARK, CALIFORNIA (December 23, 2016) – A 25 year old woman was killed in an accident on Friday morning on the 60 freeway, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 3:45 am on the westbound side of the 60 freeway near Garfield Avenue. A 2012 Hyundai driven by a 27 year old woman struck the center divider for unknown reasons.
The 25 year old passenger in the Hyundai, identified as Eugenia Zavaleta, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The 27 year old driver was rushed to a hospital with major injuries, and was later arrested on suspicion of DUI. The investigation is ongoing.
“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 Los Angeles, San Diego, Newport Beach, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.