Rosa Lagunas Guzman, 52, Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash
SYLMAR, CA – Authorities have confirmed that mother of eight children, Rosa Lagunas Guzman, 52, was killed by a hit-and-run driver at the 3700 block of Byron Street at around 8:10 a.m. on Saturday.
Emergency and rescue teams arrived to find her still alive and transported her immediately to Corona Regional Medical Center where she died from her fatal injuries about an hour later.
According to the police report, Ms. Guzman had been walking down the street when she was struck by a silver Honda Accord. The Honda driver fled the scene northbound and investigators and police are still looking for him.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort this woman’s family and friends as they cope with such an incredible loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “The thoughts and prayers of our staff are with them, as well as the young people who were injured, as they try to piece together what happened.”
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 Sylmar 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.