Claudia Goldstein, Janee Briscoe and Tatiana Roach Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway 74
LAKE ELSINORE (September 9, 2018) – Three women killed after a traffic collision along Highway 74 on Friday afternoon have been identified, according to The Press Enterprise and KESQ.
The Riverside County coroner’s office said 51-year-old Claudia Goldstein, 31-year-old Janee Briscoe, and 47-year-old Tatiana Roach died due to the crash. Roach was from Riverside while Goldstein and Briscoe were Temecula residents.
As per the reports, California Highway Patrol said Roach was driving a gold Honda east on Highway 74 when at the same time and Goldstein and Briscoe were riding a silver Nissan sedan west.
Car Accident on Highway 74 Near Trellins Lane
For an unknown reason, the two cars collided head-on. One of the vehicles involved became engulfed in flames as a result of the crash.
Firefighters reported that victims were extricated from the wreckage. All three women succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident took place at about 1:20 p.m., east of Trellins Lane. Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact Lake Elsinore Police Department at (951) 245-3300.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the deceased victims during such a difficult time.
Riverside County Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of the Honda and the Nissan, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine what exactly caused the tragic incident. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of each driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or simply 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.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this incident, the surviving families of the deceased will be granted the right to pursue a wrongful death claim. Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to seek compensation for damages including funeral costs, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will fight aggressively for your rights and bring our expertise to your case. Contact our experienced Riverside County wrongful death today at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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