April 07, 2023

Los Angeles, CA – UPDATE: Stephanie Guerra, Ashley Salinas Identified in 110 Fwy. Crash

Santa Fe Springs, CA - Hit-and-Run Injury Crash on Firestone Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA (April 7, 2023) – The two victims of a fatal car accident in Los Angeles have not been identified by authorities. The crash originally took place on Thursday, April 6th around 1:40 a.m.

Police were dispatched to the scene in the southbound lanes of the 110 Freeway near Gage Avenue. According to a report, 18-year-old Ashley Salinas and 19-year-old Stephanie Guerra were killed in the collision. Police say that the victim’s vehicle was traveling southbound on the 110 Freeway when the car left the road and slammed into an embankment. The vehicle then flipped over, ejecting the driver and a passenger. The two women were pronounced dead at the crash scene. There were no other vehicles involved in the accident. No additional injuries were reported. Motorists experienced significant delays at the scene and were advised to avoid the area if possible.

The cause of the accident is currently being investigated by authorities. There is no further information available at this time.

We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the families of the victims following this fatal car accident in Los Angeles.

Fatal Car Accidents in California

According to statistics, Los Angeles County has the highest number of reported car accidents and fatalities in the State of California by a substantial margin. In 2017, 658 fatal car accidents were reported in the county. The next closest county was Riverside with 294. This is to be expected given the high population in the area, combined with the number of negligent motorists. With a number of busy highways, negligent drivers are constantly on the roads and presenting a threat to other drivers. An accident can occur in a matter of seconds and can change the lives of everyone involved forever.

Following a fatal California car accident, you are undoubtedly going through a range of emotions. There is nothing more heartbreaking or devastating than the sudden loss of a beloved family member due to a California car accident. This is especially true if your loved one was killed in a crash that was not their fault. Despite this, victims and family members have certain valuable legal rights following a car accident.

Here at Madison Law Group, our team of Los Angele wrongful death attorneys are here to help at any time. We know that a crash can cause numerous unexpected hardships. We want to help you overcome these difficulties and move forward with your life as soon as possible. Our legal professionals take pride in helping those who have been victims of someone else’s negligence. We strongly believe that all careless drivers should be held accountable for their actions.

Our firm is standing by to take your call at any time. We provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. If we decide to take your case, there is no financial obligation until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To speak with a Los Angeles car accident attorney, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.