Palmdale, CA – Truck Crash on CA-138 Takes One Life, Injures One
Palmdale, CA (January 15, 2024) – One person lost their life as a result of an automobile accident that occurred in Palmdale on Friday evening, January 12. Just before 11:40 p.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an accident on State Highway 138.
Reports from law enforcement indicate that a red Kia Sportage was traveling on the highway when it collided with a semi-truck, which was turning West onto Pearblossom Highway. The impact of the crash caused the Kia to lose control and collide with a black GMC Terrain. The driver of the Kia sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced deceased on site. One additional person was injured and transported to an area hospital for emergency care. The California Highway Patrol is investigating.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Our sympathies are with the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in California
Fatal car accidents take the lives of hundreds of people in California each year. Here in the Los Angeles area, these accidents are often the result of drivers engaging in careless actions while operating their vehicles. We see countless innocent victims die as a result of drivers who fail to yield the right-of-way.
Other common causes of fatal car crashes statewide include speeding, impairment, distractions, and running red lights. Any negligent and careless action has the potential to cause a severe and fatal accident that claims the lives of innocent people.
Unfortunately, these accidents often force families to struggle to move forward. They often deal with significant financial burdens. Many families are deprived a source of income while being left with tens of thousands of dollars in expenses that they are forced to cover.
After losing a loved one, the family should seek legal guidance from a wrongful death lawyer in Palmdale to ensure they have the best chance of protecting their rights and getting justice. A skilled legal team will be able to fight for fair compensation for your family so you have the financial resources needed for funeral costs, lost earning capacity, and various other economic and noneconomic damages that your family faces.
At the Law Offices of John C. Ye, we understand how difficult it can be to seek help after an accident and are here to fight for you. Our fearless personal injury attorneys will work hard on your behalf to ensure that justice is served and that you get the compensation you deserve for your losses. If you or a loved one has been affected by a motor vehicle accident, reach out to our California personal injury law firm today at 866-771-9467 for a free consultation so we can begin working together on your journey toward justice.
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