Phillip Ellyson, 51; and Teen Girl Seriously Injured in Agua Dulce Car Accident
AGUA DULCE (September 30, 2018) – A man and a teenage girl were seriously injured after a crash that killed an alleged wrong-way driver along the 14 Freeway early Sunday morning, according to The Signal and KTLA.
The victims were identified as 51-year-old Phillip R. Ellyson, of Canyon Country, and a 17-year-old girl.
As per the reports, California Highway Patrol said Ellyson was driving a 2006 Toyota pickup truck north in the carpool lane when his car was struck by a 2007 Lexus sedan.
Wrong-Way Driver, George Bravo, Killed in Crash
The Lexus driven by 28-year-old George F. Bravo was traveling south in the northbound lanes of the 14 Freeway approaching Agua Dulce Canyon Road when the Los Angeles man hit the truck.
CHP affirmed that Ellyson suffered major injuries while his passenger sustained moderate injuries. Both were transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, Bravo died at the scene. All northbound lanes were forced to shut down as a result of the crash. The incident remains under investigation.
Los Angeles County Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the reports, the motorist in the Lexus sedan drove the wrong way and prompted the collision that led to the injuries of the other two parties involved. Authorities will continue to investigate the crash, and determine whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not the man who caused the wreck was speeding prior to impact, whether or not there was a mechanical issue with his car, and whether or not he was distracted or reckless at time of the tragic wreck.
Mr. Phillip Ellyson and his teen passenger will have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a traffic incident caused by a negligent individual, contact our experienced Los Angeles County personal injury lawyers at 855-703-4186 to help you.
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