1 Dead, 5 Injured in Rolling Hills Estate Crash
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES (August 14, 2017) – A fatal traffic collision occurred in the area of Palos Verdes Drive North and Hawthorne Boulevard early Monday, according to The Daily Breeze.
The accident involving two vehicles took place at 12:20 a.m.
As per the article, sheriff’s department said a man was driving a pickup truck west on Palos Verdes Drive North after passing Hawthorne Boulevard when he struck the median.
The pickup then collided with a car which was traveling east at the time.
Rolling Hills Estates Fatal Car Accident
Deputies affirmed that the man in the truck died at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, the driver and four passengers in the second vehicle survived the crash with injuries considered as minor. Their identities were not disclosed.
Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to determine the cause of the incident.
In this case, there are several questions that need to be investigated in order to identify the cause of this tragic incident. Was any of the driver involved under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was there negligence or recklessness on the part of the motorists? We are hopeful that once the investigation process is over, liability will then be determined.
If you, or a loved one, have been a victim in a car accident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 800-235-6801. Call us and speak with our experienced Los Angeles County lawyers and let us bring all our expertise to your case and help you obtain the maximum compensation you deserve.
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