Los Angeles, CA – Aurora Reynozo Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Foothill Blvd
Los Angeles, CA (September 10, 2023) – A crash reported on Thursday morning in the Sylmar area claimed one woman’s life. The accident occurred at 9:00 a.m. on September 7.
Reports from the Los Angeles Police Department show that 87-year-old Aurora Reynozo and a second victim were exiting a vehicle when they were struck by a passing car on Foothill Boulevard.
Reynozo was fatally injured due to the accident. The second victim was rushed to an area hospital for emergency care.
Authorities state that the involved vehicle crashed into a total of six parked cars. The driver was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence.
The accident is being investigated at this time.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Aurora Reynozo.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California
In 2022, the pedestrian fatality rate in California was 1.29 deaths per 100,000 people. This was a significant rise since 2021, with more than 500 people dying as a result of these accidents. Dealing with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult to do. Families are often torn apart and left to deal with emotional and financial impacts. Unfortunately, many families struggle to move on.
It is important that families take the steps necessary to protect their rights and get justice after fatal pedestrian accidents claim the lives of their loved ones. After losing a loved one in a fatal accident, you have the ability to seek compensation for various damages, including:
- Loss of Earning Capacity
- Funeral Costs
- Burial Expenses
- Out-of-Pocket Expenses
- Loss of Household Services
- Loss of Society and Companionship
To ensure you have the best chance of getting justice and maximizing your recovery, you should reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Los Angeles right away. Your attorney will be able to help you investigate the accident, gather evidence, and fight for fair compensation to cover your losses.
At the Law Offices of John C. Ye, we understand the pain and suffering that families experience after losing their loved ones in a fatal accident. Our experienced legal team is dedicated to providing compassionate and fearless legal representation so that you can get the justice and peace of mind you deserve. With more than three decades of experience, our attorneys are knowledgeable about California's personal injury laws and will guide you through every step of the process. If you have lost someone due to an accident caused by someone else's negligence, contact our dedicated legal advocates today at 866-771-9467 for help getting the compensation your family deserves.
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