“Navy Member Killed”
OCEANSIDE, CALIFORNIA (January 21, 2017) – An active duty member of the United States Navy was killed in a tragic accident on Saturday on Highway 76, according to local news sources. (map)
The accident happened around 4:30 pm on the eastbound side of Highway 76 near Foussat Road. 43 year old Victor Velez got out of his car on the shoulder after experiencing a mechanical issue, and was hit by an oncoming box truck.
Victor Velez was rushed to Tri-City hospital, where he tragically succumbed to his injuries and died. The accident remains under investigation to determine cause and liability.
“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 Oceanside, San Diego, Los Angeles, 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.