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Highland Park: Car Accident Claims the Life of a 2-Year-Old Girl

Posted on Aug 29, 2011

Shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 26th, a car accident in Highland Park claimed the life of a two-year-old girl. While traveling in the southbound lanes of the 110 Freeway, a GMC Yukon and a Nissan Altima collided, causing the Altima to burst into flames. Despite efforts to free the toddler from the fiery wreckage, her mother and good Samaritans were unable to save her, explains a California personal injury attorney.

Los Angeles County accounted 390 of the 2,373 traffic-related fatalities and 64,178 of the 207,651 injuries suffered throughout the state in 2009, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System. The California Office of Traffic Safety compares the accident statistics of counties with similar populations, giving those with the poorest records the highest rankings, with 1st place being the worst. 

All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of the 2-year-old girl who was killed in the accident in Highland Park last Friday. 

The Los Angeles Times originally reported this car accident.

Resources for accident victims and their families, such as books and articles on the process of pursuing an injury or a wrongful death claim, are available to the public free of charge.

If you would like to request one of these free resources, or to speak with a California personal injury attorney, feel free to call 866-981-5596.

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