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One woman is dead following a street-racing car collision on Colima Road in Whittier, California
WHITTIER: Woman Killed, Several Injured in Street Racing Car Accident on Colima Road – file photo

Corey Kiefer and Jacob Zamora Arrested After Fatal Crash

WHITTIER, CALIFORNIA (December 16, 2016) –  A 41-year-old woman was killed and several other people were injured, including the woman’s 11-year-old passenger, after a collision caused by illegal street racing on Colima Road near Mar Vista Street, reported the LA Times. (map)

The crash happened at 8:40 p.m. Friday on Colima Road just north of Mar Vista Street.

According to reports, a white Hyundai and a black BMW were traveling north on Colima Road at excessive speeds when one of the vehicles lost control and crashed into the other. Police believe the two vehicles were engaged in a street race.

The impact caused the Hyundai to cross over the centerline into southbound traffic and hit a Honda Accord.

Sadly, the driver of the Honda, who has not been identified, was taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries. Her passenger, an 11-year-old boy, also was taken to the hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening.

The driver and passenger of the Hyundai were transported to the hospital for unspecified injuries.

Police arrested Corey Kiefer and Jacob Zamora, both 22-years-old, on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter, reckless driving, and engaging in speeding contest

At Lexton Law Firm, we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim. We wish them peace and comfort throughout this difficult time.

Our Los Angeles County wrongful deal and personal injury law firm provides legal assistance and support to accident victims and their families for no upfront costs. Negotiating with insurance companies can be difficult, especially if you are dealing with a loss or recovering from an injury. Serving Southern California, including Los Angeles County, you can rest assured that we will make winning your case our top priority. Call today at (877) 541-2111 for further information.

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