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One person died after a collision following police pursuit on 16th Street near Sheryl Lane in National City.
NATIONAL CITY: One Killed in Crash While Fleeing Police Pursuit on 16th Street near Sheryl Lane

“Investigation Ongoing”

NATIONAL CITY, CALIFORNIA (March 1, 2017) – A driver was killed on Wednesday morning after he crashed while attempting to evade police on 16th Street, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 2:15 a.m. A police officer spotted a dark gray Mitsubishi Lancer heading south on Harbison Avenue at a high rate of speed, and the car fled from the officer immediately. The driver of the Lancer then turned onto East 16th street and turned off its lights in an attempt to evade the office. Shortly after, the Lancer crashed into several parked vehicles, and was found by the officer.

The driver of the Lancer was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. The crash remains under investigation at this time 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 National City, 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.

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