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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – One Killed, One Injured in Car Crash on Antonio Pkwy near Tijeras Creek Rd

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (May 30, 2022) – A car crash with injuries happened in Rancho Santa Margarita on Tuesday, May 24. The accident occurred at around 10:00 p.m. at Tijeras Creek Road on Antonio Parkway. 

According to reports, a woman’s vehicle collided with a median and then struck another vehicle driven by Cruz Melendez, 17. The driver lost her life, however, her passenger and Melendez survived. Both sustained serious injuries. 

Melendez broke several bones, sources said. Various fundraisers are underway to assist in his recovery. 

Police continue their investigations into the details of the incident. 

We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family.

California Car Accidents

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - One Killed, One Injured in Car Crash on Antonio Pkwy near Tijeras Creek RdCar accidents cut short the lives of thousands of people every year. Throughout the United States and in California, there are many rules of the road established to uphold the safety of everyone on the road. Sadly, a number of individuals will choose to disobey these rules and regulations. Recent California auto collision statistics have highlighted the dangers of reckless driving. 

More than 13,000 individuals are killed in distracted driving accidents. Driver distraction is behind approximately 31% of all deaths related to traffic accidents on American roadways. 

Even if you adhere to all safety and driving laws, a driver who is acting negligently could cause a wreck that hurts you. If you are injured by a negligent driver, you deserve to be compensated for the damages and injuries you face. Wage loss, pain and suffering, and other difficult consequences may stem from being hurt in a crash. A car crash attorney in Rancho Santa Margarita can assist you in moving forward from the aftermath of your recent crash by helping you collect financial compensation. 

Numerous crash victims are unaware of their legal right toward financial compensation. Those injured in accidents may face steep medical bills, the cost of repairing their vehicle, and more financial issues related to their crash. Due to the difficult consequences accident victims face, the law in most states says that if a negligent driver causes their injuries, they are eligible to be compensated for their damages. You should contact a car crash lawyer if you’ve been hurt in an accident caused by a negligent driver. Negligent drivers should always be held accountable for their actions. This may render them less likely to put others at risk for serious injuries in the future. 

Additionally, while you face emotional and financial vulnerability after an accident, insurance companies may try to contact you and get you to settle for a meager settlement. Don’t fall for their games. It will be in your best interest to work with a personal injury lawyer after you’re hurt in a crash. An attorney can negotiate with the insurance company so you don’t have to. They will get you full and fair compensation for your injuries and losses. 

The law office of Jennie Levin P.C. helps injured crash victims recover after they’ve been victimized by negligent drivers. You deserve maximum compensation for your injuries and losses, and Jennie Levin can help you get it. Call our office at 323-951-1188 today to see how we can help you. 

Note: Our writers utilized outside sources when creating this accident news post. These sources include but are not limited to local and national news reports, local and state police accident reports, and, at times, eyewitness accounts about injury accidents that happen in and around Los Angeles County.  If you locate any information that is inaccurate in this post, please contact the Law Offices of Jennie Levin as soon as possible so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided in this post should be considered legal or medical advice. If you have been injured in an accident, seek professional medical assistance as soon as possible. The photos used in this post were not taken at this accident scene.