Lynwood, CA – Alfonso Silva Loses Life in Fatal Rollover Accident on Long Beach Blvd near Glenn Anderson Fwy
Lynwood, CA (July 20, 2022) – Alfonso Silva lost his life in a fatal rollover accident that also injured one other person. The incident was reported in Lynwood in the early morning hours of July 20.
At approximately 1:15 a.m., the accident occurred on the Long Beach Boulevard ramp from the eastbound Glenn Anderson Freeway. Investigative reports reveal that a gray four-door BMW drove off of the ramp and rolled down an embankment.
Police stated that two people were inside the car at the time. Emergency crews declared 33-year-old Alfonso Silva deceased at the crash site. One other person was taken to an area hospital with severe injuries.
Information from the BMW Emergency Center showed that the vehicle’s airbags deployed when it flipped several times. A concrete barrier and guardrail were damaged at the scene.
At this time, no further details have been reported. Authorities continue to investigate the details of the collision.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victim as we hope for their full recovery.
California Auto Wrecks
There are approximately 20 car crashes per hour in California, or one every three minutes. Per year, the state sees more than 400,000 auto collisions. Texas, California, and Florida are the top three states with the most auto accidents per year. Throughout the United States, there are approximately 6 million car wrecks each year that injure more than 3 million people.
A wide range of different types of accidents can happen. Wrong-way accidents, head-on collisions, and rollover accidents are three common types of wrecks. Rollover accidents account for approximately 30% of passenger vehicle occupant deaths. Regardless of the type of collision, crash victims, depending on the severity of the accident, may suffer a great deal afterward.
Especially if you lost a loved one in a traffic accident, you may be suffering a great deal in the aftermath of their collision. Sometimes, it is difficult to know how or why an accident happened. Many factors can come into play, including road conditions, weather, vehicle condition, and the condition of the person/people driving. Nine times out of ten, an accident is caused by driver error, according to information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Driver negligence is responsible for millions of accidents and injuries every year, and, sadly, tens of thousands of deaths.
Currently, the leading type of driver negligence in the country is distracted driving. On average, more than 3,000 people lose their lives per year due to distracted driving accidents. Distracted driving is a contributing factor in approximately 10% of car accidents in the United States. Due to the use of smartphones and other technology, driver distraction has become a serious and deadly issue in our society.
When you lose a loved one due to the negligent actions of another person, you may be feeling overwhelmed, angry, and frustrated. You deserve to be compensated for the damages you face in relation to your family member’s accident. A wrongful death attorney in Lynwood can help you get the financial compensation you deserve after you’ve lost a beloved member of your family to the negligent actions of another person.
The trusted wrongful death attorneys in Lynwood at the Law Offices of Jennie Levin, P.C., can help you get the money you need to pay for funeral bills, outstanding medical bills, wage loss, and more. You can reach our office by calling 323-951-1188 today in order to speak with a skilled and experienced California auto accident attorney.
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