At about 6 a.m. on Thursday, October 2, 2014, a woman was killed in a crash involving a semi in Cerritos, reported the Los Angeles Times. A big rig struck the car the woman was riding in as it turned at the intersection of 166th Street and Bloomfield Avenue. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Emergency responders transported the driver of the car to an area hospital. The truck driver was not hurt. Authorities are investigating the accident.
Motor vehicle collisions claimed the lives of or caused injury to 256 people in Cerritos in 2011, according to the most current California Office of Traffic Safety crash data. Large trucks were involved in 47 of the fatal and 1,607 of the injury crashes that occurred in Los Angeles County that year. Across California, 245 people were killed and 5,155 were injured in semi crashes.
When a crash proves fatal, the family of the victim may file a wrongful death claim against the party that caused the accident in order to be compensated for their loss. To learn more, please call 888-752-7474 or contact us online.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of the woman who was killed in this semi crash.
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