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ROSAMOND: 5-Year-Old Girl Killed in DUI crash on Sierra Highway and Patterson Road – file photo

“Tragic fatal accident”

ROSAMOND, CALIFORNIA (February 10, 2017) – According to the California Highway Patrol, a 5-year-old girl was killed on Wednesday in a DUI collision on Sierra Highway and Patterson Road. (map)

The CHP reported that a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by drunk driver Tyree Anthony Nelson, was traveling northbound on Sierra Highway when he collided with a Ford F-750 around 3:40 p.m. The 5-year-old girl was a passenger in the Grand Prix when it veered into oncoming traffic.

The CHP stated that the 5-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene while Nelson and his other passenger sustained minor to major injuries. The driver of the F-750 suffered a cut to his head. Nelson was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs.

“It’s unfortunate that motorists under the influence disregard the negative effects that may ensue from driving under the influence. Drunk drivers continue to endanger the safety of everyone,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm, a California car accident and personal injury attorney.

For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Lexton Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients injured in serious car accidents and other personal injury incidents. Our legal team has also handled hundreds of wrongful death claims for families of victims killed or injured in accidents. Indeed, the personal injury law firm has a proven track record with more than $100 million in settlements and verdicts. There is no cost to clients until our experienced team of lawyers and legal professionals have won your case. Finding the best attorney can mean you will get the settlement you need to get your life back on track. Compensation for your injuries, loss of wages and pain and suffering can’t take away the trauma of the accident, but it can help you rebuild your life.
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