June 20, 2023
Cerritos, CA – UPDATE: Lee Morgan Identified in I-605 Crash
Cerritos, CA (June 20, 2023) – A 52-year-old man has been identified as the victim of a car accident that took place over the weekend in Cerritos. The accident happened around 11:40 a.m. on Interstate 605 near South Street.
According to a report from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office, the accident involved a black Jeep with Utha plates and a white Chrysler. The two cars collided with one another on I-605, causing the Jeep to overturn. One occupant of the Jeep, Lee Morgan, was trapped inside the vehicle. When fire and rescue crews arrived, they provided Morgan with medical assistance, but he ultimately succumbed to his injuries at the scene. There is no word on whether anyone else was hurt in the collision.
The Nos. 4 and 5 lanes of the freeway were blocked as a result of the crash. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel during this time.
The accident is under investigation. There is no word on whether any charges be filed. No further details have been released.
We want to offer our condolences to the family of Lee Morgan following this fatal car accident in Cerritos.
Fatal Car Accidents in California
A California car accident takes place very suddenly and unexpectedly. Being the victim of a crash can result in serious, painful, and permanent injuries. In the worst-case scenario, the crash can claim the lives of one or more motorists. In 2022, nearly 4,000 people were killed, and approximately 500,000 more were hurt in California car accidents. While these numbers may seem high, they represent the reality for motorists on our state’s roadways. Many of these victims were affected by accidents that were not their fault.
Following a crash, it is important to obtain proper legal advice. Whether you were a victim yourself or your family member was affected, you may be entitled to valuable compensation. An accident can cause many losses, including medical costs, pain and suffering, and lost wages, It is important for crash victims to understand the damages to which they may be entitled and to know their legal rights. Having an experienced attorney by your side can help ensure that you receive the recovery to which you are legally entitled.
Here at Madison Law Group, we have a team and skilled and dedicated lawyers who are ready to help. Our firm knows and understands what you are facing following the sudden loss of a loved one. We are here to help you move forward and protect your future. We strongly believe that all negligent drivers should have full accountability for their actions leading up to the accident.
We are standing by to take your call now. Our consultations are always free for all potential and prospective clients. When you meet with us, we will go over your legal rights and come up with a viable plan to help ensure your success. To speak with a car accident lawyer in Cerritos, please reach out to us using our online intake form or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.