February 06, 2023
Lynwood, CA – UPDATE: Flavio Balderas and Micaela Balderas Identified in Deadly Crash
Lynwood, CA (February 6, 2023) – The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has identified the victims of a deadly crash that took place in Lynwood on Sunday, February 5th. The accident was first reported around 2:00 a.m. on State Street at the intersection with Tweedy Boulevard.
According to investigators, police were investigating and attempting to apprehend a vehicle when the driver sped away. As the vehicle traveled at a high rate of speed, it collided with multiple cars at the intersection. The driver and a passenger in the second car died at the crash scene. Police later identified the deceased victims as 60-year-old Flavio Balderas and his wife, Micaela Baldreas. The couple was from Compton.
Two other victims were also rushed to a local hospital, where one of them was pronounced dead. That victim was later identified as James Griffin of Los Angeles. The condition of the other injured person was not revealed. Police are still investigating the crash at this time. Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.
No further information is available at this time.
We would like to offer our condolences to the families who lost their loved ones in this fatal car accident in Lynwood.
Fatal Car Accidents in Lynwood
Serious and fatal car accidents in Los Angeles County have been on the rise in recent years. In 2021, officials reported a 21% increase in total traffic fatalities when compared with the year before and a 19% increase from 2019. It is clear that local roadways are not always safe places for drivers. We all get into a vehicle at some point most days. No one ever imagines that they will be involved in a life-changing crash. However, the truth is that these accidents take place every day, and innocent victims can be affected.
Following a fatal crash in Lynwood, it is important to have a strong advocate by your side. Too often, accident victims make the mistake of selecting the wrong attorney or, even worse, trying to represent themselves. In these cases, the result is often a settlement or outcome that is not adequate under the circumstances. In order to maximize the amount of your compensation, you should have an attorney who can help you get through this difficult time.
At Madison Law Group, our team is here to assist you. We bring decades of combined experience to each client’s case. We use this experience to get the best possible results. While you may feel hopeless and depressed after the accident, it is important to remember that help is available.
Our firm is standing by to assist you at any time. We offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet with you, we will speak with you about the case and help you to make the most informed decision regarding your future. To schedule an appointment with a car accident lawyer in Lynwood, please reach out to us by using the link on our website or give us a call any time at (310) 201-7676.