2 Killed, 1 Critical after Car Crashes into Building in Diamond Bar
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Sept. 12, 2018) – Zhiyuan Li, 24, and Ao Li, 22, both from China, were killed and another was critically injured Tuesday night after the car they were riding in crashed into an apartment building, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.
The crash was reported about 11:40 p.m. in the 23600 block of Golden Springs Drive. A driver in a BMW with two passengers crashed into an apartment building, police said.
Zhiyuan Li, who was driving the BMW, was allegedly traveling too fast and was unable to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The BMW reportedly jumped the curb, drove through some bushes and slammed into the building, police said.
Paramedics responded and pronounced two people in the car dead at the scene. A third person survived and was transported to a hospital in critical condition.
Wrongful Death Investigation
The investigation into this collision is underway to determine fault.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who died; We pray the injured person fully recovers from their injuries.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances. An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance companies.
Keep in mind that there are times when a government entity or an employer of an involved motorist that may share responsibility for an accident. All responsible parties can be identified during the investigation.
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