Jazmin Lizbeth Ojeda Rosales, 19, Alejandro Arguello, 19 and Fernanda Medina Olivas, 17, Killed in SR-119 Crash
TAFT, Calif. (April 18, 2018) — Jazmin Lizbeth Ojeda Rosales, 19, Alejandro Arguello, 19 and Fernanda Medina Olivas, 17, all residents of Taft, died Tuesday night and three others were badly injured in a rollover crash on state Route 119, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision took place about 10:46 p.m. last night at Erro Ranch Road, police said. Two other teenagers, also from Taft, were injured in the crash. Police are investigating what happened, but at this time they believe the vehicle may have drifted off the road. The vehicle overturned multiple times as it went off Taft Highway (119), just east of Interstate 5 Freeway.
There were three people in the car who were not wearing seat belts, but at this time we do not know who. There were two 19-year-old occupants who survived the crash with major injuries. They were taken by ambulance to Kern Medical Center.
Police temporarily closed down Taft Highway, but has since re-opened.
The cause of the collision is under investigation.
We at Johnson Attorneys Group are heartbroken by the news of this tragedy. Our condolences go out to the families of these young people at this difficult time. Our prayers also extend to those who were hurt last night.
KERN COUNTY ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
An in-depth investigation is underway by police to determine the cause of this deadly crash. It appears at this time that the driver may have lost control of the vehicle, but it’s unknown what factors contributed to this.
A person who is injured in a collision due to another person’s negligence or the surviving family of the deceased may have the right to pursue a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit pending the result of the investigation. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, hospital bills, loss of future income, or loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of traffic accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced California personal injury and wrongful death lawyer for a free consultation.
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