February 01, 2023

Los Angeles, CA – Laura Vasquez Killed in Rollover Crash on 5 Fwy.

Los Angeles, CA - Laura Vasquez Killed in Rollover Crash on 5 Fwy.

Los Angeles, CA (February 1, 2023) – A 54-year-old Bakersfield woman was killed in a rollover crash that took place in Los Angeles on Tuesday, January 31st. The accident took place around 9:55 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway near Lake Hughes Road.

According to a report from the California Highway Patrol, a two-door Honda sedan was traveling on the 5 Freeway when it veered to the left side of the road and collided with a dirt embankment. The car then overturned. A total of four people were in the car at the time of the crash. Rescue crews arrived and administered treatment to the injured victims. 54-year-old Laura Vasquez was pronounced dead at the accident scene. Two adults and a child were transported to a local hospital, where they were treated for minor injuries. There were no other vehicles or individuals involved.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation at this time. No additional details have been released.

We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Laura Vasquez following this fatal car accident in Los Angeles.

Fatal Car Accident in Los Angeles

Car accidents in Los Angeles take place very suddenly and unexpectedly. One minute you may be driving down the road minding your own business, and the next, you can find yourself suffering from serious injuries as a result of a crash. There are many factors that cause accidents to occur. Unsafe speed, failing to yield, impairment, speeding, and distraction are all among the most common reason for a crash to take place. Each accident must be carefully investigated by authorities in order to determine how it occurred and should be held responsible.

Drivers who are hurt in an accident should consult with an attorney as soon as possible. If you were injured, you will face medical bills and physical pain, and you may also be unable to work and support yourself. The aftermath of the accident can cause many long-term consequences. In order to reduce the damage, it is always best to seek compensation if you were not at fault. California law allows victims to file an injury claim when they have been affected by the actions of a negligent driver.

At Madison Law Group, our Los Angeles car accident lawyers have years of experience handling all types of injury claims. We focus our practice on representing injured motorists in Los Angeles County and surrounding areas. Our team is dedicated to each client’s case, and we will always fight to make sure that you receive the compensation that you need and deserve. We will hold negligent drivers accountable for their actions.

Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. We offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. During the consultation, we will take time to listen to you and discuss your case in detail before advising you of your options. To speak with a car accident attorney in Los Angeles, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.

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