Man, 38, Killed in Lancaster Crash at 70th Street East and Avenue I
LANCASTER (September 29, 2018) – A driver was killed after a traffic collision in the area of 70th Street East and East Avenue I on Friday evening, according to The Antelope Valley Times.
The accident was reported just after 6 p.m.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a 38-year-old Boron man was driving a 1996 Honda Accord when he was struck by a 1998 Honda Accord.
Sandra Guzman, 31, Seriously Injured in Lancaster Crash
The 1998 Accord driven by 31-year-old Sandra Guzman was traveling north on 70th Street East when she allegedly failed to stop at a posted stop sign at the intersection with Avenue I.
CHP affirmed that the Lancaster woman ultimately hit the driver side of the 1996 Honda. The male motorist was pronounced dead as a result of the crash.
The name of the deceased victim has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin. Meanwhile, Guzman was taken to a hospital to be treated for major injuries. The incident remains under investigation.
*We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the man during such a difficult time.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on the news report, the woman driving the 1998 Honda Accord will be held liable for causing the collision that led to the death of the other motorist involved. She is accused of failing to stop at a posted stop sign prior to hitting the other car. Authorities will continue to investigate the incident, and determine how fast the woman was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs also played a role, and whether or not she was distracted or reckless at the time.
The surviving family of the deceased man will have then the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit seeking a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident, give our experienced Los Angeles and Kern County wrongful death lawyer a call at 855-703-4186 and let us help you.
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