Betty Estrada, 61, Killed in Cajon Pass Car Accident on Highway 138
CAJON PASS (September 27, 2018) – One was killed and three were injured after a traffic collision along Highway 138 near Cajon Junction Thursday, according to Victor Valley News.
The accident occurred at about 8:20 a.m., approximately 1.5 miles east of the Interstate 15 Freeway.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said for an unknown reason a silver Toyota Camry and an SUV collided head-on on a tight curve in the westbound lanes of Highway 138.
San Bernardino County Fire Department officials responded to the scene and extricated two people from the wreckage. A total of four parties were injured following the crash, three occupants from one vehicle and one person from the other.
3 Injured in Highway 138 Crash Near Cajon Junction
Three individuals were taken by ground ambulances to local hospitals while one immediate patient was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center.
Sheriff’s Department affirmed that the driver of a westbound car involved, 61-year-old Hesperia resident Betty Margaret Estrada, was transported to St. Bernardine Medical Center where she later died.
The names and condition of the other three wounded victims were not immediately released. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
*We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Ms. Betty Estrada during such a difficult time.
Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of the two vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the liability in the deadly crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each party was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by both vehicles such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
The surviving family of Ms. Betty Estrada and those injured and held not responsible for the collision may possess the right to pursue a wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit seeking a recompense for the funeral costs, hospital bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and loss of love and companionship.
Contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with our experienced San Bernardino County wrongful death and personal injury lawyer for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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