Woman Dead, Man Injured in Long Beach Car Accident at Carson Street and California Avenue
LONG BEACH (January 11, 2018) – A fatal traffic collision occurred in the area of Carson Street and California Avenue early Thursday, according to The Press Telegram.
The accident took place at around 1:25 a.m. in the Bixby Knolls area of Long Beach.
As per the article, police said a 27-year-old Long Beach man was driving a 1994 Honda Accord west on Carson Street at California Avenue when for an unknown reason he lost control of the vehicle.
The Honda struck a traffic signal at the intersection of Carson and California, before hitting a parking sign. The car ultimately slammed into a tree.
Fire department officials responded to the scene and rescued the passenger, a 32-year-old Long Beach woman, from the wreckage. Both occupants were taken to the hospital where the woman succumbed to her injuries.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the man was listed in stable condition. The names of both the deceased and injured parties have not been yet released. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the families and friends of the woman and the man involved in this tragedy.
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In this case, there are several questions that need to be resolved in order to determine the liability in the deadly crash. Was the driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Did the driver show recklessness or negligence at some point?
Once the investigation process is over and it proves that a negligent party has disregarded the safety of others and has led to the death another individual, the family of the deceased may have the right to pursue a wrongful death seeking recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
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