Man Hong, 75, and Kang Hong, 71, Killed After Car Accident on 5 Freeway
VALENCIA, Los Angeles County (May 13, 2018) – Two people were killed in a solo-vehicle collision on the Interstate 5 Freeway Saturday evening, according to KHTS News.
The fatalities were identified as 75-year-old Man J. Hong, and 71-year-old Kong D. Hong.
As per the article, Man was driving on the interstate at about 6:11 p.m. When they approached Valencia Boulevard off-ramp, the vehicle veered off the roadway and slammed into a tree.
Fatal Car Accident on 5 Freeway in Valencia
The impact resulted in fatal injuries to Man, and female passenger Kang. Officials said both parties were pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the deadly car accident is still under investigation. It remained unclear if drugs or alcohol was involved in the crash.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, and our prayers to all the parties involved and their families in this difficult time.
Los Angeles County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this specific case. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was the driver involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family members of the female passenger killed may have the right to a wrongful death claim. The surviving family of Ms. Kang D. Hong would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for damages including funeral costs, lost future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced Los Angeles County car accident and wrongful death lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Contact us today at 855-703-4186.