February 03, 2023
Antelope Valley, CA- Elsa Guzman Killed in Avenue J Pedstrian Crash
Antelope Valley, CA (February 3, 2023) – A 68-year-old woman tragically lost her life in a pedestrian accident that took place in Antelope Valley on Tuesday, January 31st. The accident was reported on Avenue J at the intersection with 200th Street East.
The California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to the accident scene. According to a report from the police, a 2011 Ford van was traveling westbound on Avenue J when the driver struck the woman as she tried to cross the road. The victim, later identified as Elsa Guzman, passed away as a result of her injuries. Guzman was from Riverside. There were no other vehicles or injuries involved.
The driver of the van remained at the scene and spoke with authorities. No additional injuries have been reported as a result of the accident. It is unknown whether any charges will be filed at this time.
The crash remains under investigation. There is no further information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the family of Elsa Guzman following this fatal pedestrian accident in Antelope Valley.
Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Antelope Valley
The number of pedestrians who were killed in Los Angeles pedestrian accidents last year continues to increase. According to statistics, there was about a 19% increase in the overall number of pedestrian accident fatalities in 2022 when compared with 2021. In 2021, there were more fatal pedestrian accidents than the year before. It is clear that a pedestrian accident in Los Angeles County can quickly lead to serious issues.
If you have been hurt or have lost a loved one in an accident, our thoughts go out to you. There is nothing more devastating or heartbreaking than the sudden and unexpected loss of a family member in an accident. This is especially true if the other driver was at fault and caused the collision. While you may certainly and rightfully be feeling angry and frustrated, it is important to remember that help is available.
Under California law, accident victims can recover compensation for a variety of losses. The goal is to fully compensate the victim for their injuries and to place them in the same position as they were in prior to the crash. Here at Madison Law Group, we make these our goals with every client. We are here to help you as you move forward following a difficult and uncertain time in your life. We can help you move forward from a sudden and unexpected tragedy.
Our firm is standing by to take your call at any time. Our consultations are always free for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet with you, we will go over the aspects of your case. We will fight hard to ensure that your legal rights are completely protected and that you are treated fairly throughout the process. If we can help, please reach out to one of our Antelope Valley pedestrian accident lawyers. We can be contacted by telephone at (310) 201-7676 or you can reach out to us at the link on our website.