February 17, 2023
Sun Valley, CA – Two Killed in Car Accident on 5 Fwy.
Sun Valley, CA (February 17, 2023) – Investigators in Sun Valley were dispatched to the scene of a fatal crash on Friday, February 17th. The accident took place around 5:00 a.m. in the southbound lanes of 5 Freeway near the 170 Freeway.
According to Officer Boyd of the California Highway Patrol, a white Dodge minivan was stalled in the No. 3 lane of the freeway after it collided with a blue Dodge. As the van was immobilized, it was hit by a 2013 tractor-trailer. Two people in the van, a 28-year-old man and an 80-year-old woman, were killed in the accident. The victims have not been identified at this time. The driver of the semi-truck was not hurt in the crash and has not been identified. The blue Dodge was able to pull over to the shoulder and was not struck by the semi-truck.
Investigators are still looking into the crash at this time. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed. No further information has been released.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to those who were affected by this fatal car accident in Sun Valley.
Fatal Car Accident in Sun Valley
Deadly crashes happen across Los Angeles County every day. When a crash occurs, it must be closely investigated by authorities in order to determine the cause. Many serious and fatal accidents are caused by negligent drivers and, thus, are preventable through the use of ordinary care and caution. Sadly, careless drivers take unnecessary risks and place themselves and all other drivers on the road at risk of injury. These drivers are the overwhelming reason why innocent victims are killed in car accidents on California’s roadways.
If you have been affected by a Sun Valley car accident, our condolences go out to you. There is nothing more devastating than the sudden and unexpected loss of a family member in a crash. If your loved one was not at fault, it can be even more devastating. During this difficult period of time, you may also have questions about your legal rights regarding the accident. Under our state’s law, car accident victims and family members may be entitled to compensation for their losses. The law is extremely complicated in this area, and your case should be handled only after consulting with an experienced lawyer.
Here at Madison Law Group, our lawyers are here to help you at any time. We have decades of combined experience handling difficult cases, and we know what needs to be done in order to help you get the compensation that you deserve. While things may seem bleak and hopeless, we will fight for you to receive the maximum compensation under the circumstances.
Our team is standing by to take your call. When you are in need of legal help, you can turn to us. Our care and compassion for our client’s cases set us apart from the competition. To schedule your time to speak with a car accident attorney in Sun Valley, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.