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Teresa Basua and Pedro Basua Jr Killed in Crash on Mojave Drive and Amethyst Road

“Investigation Ongoing”

VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA (February 18, 2017) – Two children were killed in a crash on Mojave Drive and Amethyst Road on Saturday, according to a local news source. (map)

The accident happened around 8:30 pm at the intersection of Mojave Drive and Amethyst Road. A 2003 Hyundai Elantra was traveling northbound on Amethyst Road, when it attempted to make a left turn onto Mojave Drive. A 1996 Ford Taurus traveling east on Mojave Drive then collided with the Elantra in the intersection.

10 year old Teresa Basua and 12 year old Pedro Basua Jr, two of the occupants of the Elantra, were tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The other three occupants of the Elantra, 35 year old Pedro Basua, 38 year old Gloria Basua, and an 11 year old child were all rushed to a nearby hospital. Two of the three occupants of the Taurus were also hospitalized. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.

“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy 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 Victorville, 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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