Lynwood, CA – James Griffin, Flavio Balderas, One Other Killed in South Gate Crash on State St near Tweedy Blvd
Lynwood, CA (February 6, 2023) – Several people died as a result of a traffic accident that took place in the South Gate area on Sunday morning. On February 5, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene of a major collision on State Street.
At around 2 a.m., a vehicle was attempting to flee the police when the driver caused a collision between two sedans and two other vehicles on State Street in the area of Tweedy Boulevard. The four vehicles were severely damaged as a result of the accident.
Two people were pronounced deceased at the scene. The victims were identified as 20-year-old James Griffin and 60-year-old Flavio Balderas.
A third victim was rushed to an area hospital for emergency care. Authorities confirmed that the victim, identified as Michaela Balderas, passed away after arriving.
One other person was admitted to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We hope the injured victim is able to recover quickly following this accident.
Our condolences go out to the families of James Griffin, Flavio Balderas, and Michaela Balderas.
Fatal Car Accidents in California
Fatal car crashes claim the lives of thousands of innocent people every year in California. There are many instances where these accidents are entirely preventable. Speeding, intoxication, and failure to yield continue to be leading factors in fatal car crashes that take place in our state.
When innocent people die due to fatal families are often able to pursue legal action against the responsible party. A Lynwood wrongful death lawyer can help your family seek financial compensation for the damages that you face.
Following the loss of a loved one, your attorney will be able to create a strong claim on your behalf. They will gather evidence from the scene of the accident and various other sources, including reconstructionists and statements from witnesses. Your attorney will then take the evidence that they gather and build the strongest claim possible on your behalf and demand full compensation for the losses and damages you face.
This can include recovering compensation for lost earnings, pain and suffering, funeral expenses, and more. It is important that you reach out to a knowledgeable legal team as soon as possible to provide your family with the best chance of getting justice.
Our dedicated car accident lawyers at The Law Offices of John C. Ye have more than three decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families who have been affected by fatal car crashes. Our team will build the strongest claim possible on your behalf and fight to ensure your family is able to get justice and that the person who claimed your loved one’s life is held accountable.
Schedule a free consultation at our Southern California law firm today at 866-771-9467 to get started on your case. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation to discuss the legal options that are available to help your family move forward.
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