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West Covina, CA – Henri Chinchilla Killed in Traffic Wreck on 10 Fwy near Barranca St off-ramp

West Covina, CA (June 8, 2022) – A car wreck on a freeway in West Covina took one life on the morning of Saturday, June 5. At approximately 4:26 a.m., officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene with paramedics. 

Reports show that the incident happened on the San Bernardino Freeway near the off-ramp from Barranca Street. According to information provided by officials, one man, identified as Henri Chinchilla, age 52, was killed in the wreck. 

Several vehicles were involved including a red Honda Civic, a tan Nissan Altima, and a minivan. Several lanes of traffic were blocked after the collision occurred. 

Witnesses reported that a body was lying in the fourth lane of the freeway among much debris from the accident. Chinchilla was pronounced deceased on-site by paramedics. 

The freeway was closed for several hours while responders were in the area. Police continue to investigate the details of the incident. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Henri Chinchilla. 

Auto Accidents in California

West Covina, CA - Henri Chinchilla Killed in Traffic Wreck on 10 Fwy near Barranca St off-rampLos Angeles sees over 55,000 car crashes per year. Every year, this number gets higher, continuously causing crash victims and their loved ones devastation and stress. In some cases, those who sustain injuries in car wrecks must be rushed to area hospitals in order to get treatment for their injuries right away. When they enter the hospital, they sometimes cannot leave for days, weeks, or even months if they wish to make a full recovery. Being stuck in the hospital for a long time can be stressful because, not only are you forced to undergo numerous medical procedures for painful injuries, but you may also be missing work and much-needed paychecks. 

Sometimes, injured crash victims suffer severe injuries that create life-long disabilities. Things like traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and broken bones can result in symptoms that are long-lasting and difficult to handle. In worst-case scenarios, injured victims end up losing their lives due to the severity of their injuries. Their surviving family members may be able to collect financial compensation that can help pay for funeral costs and other expenses related to their accident. A wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you figure out if you qualify for financial compensation due to the untimely and wrongful death of your loved one.  

Car accidents happen all over the roads, however, a common site for car wrecks is intersections. Every year, more than 2.5 million car crashes happen at intersections throughout the country. These wrecks are often caused by distracted drivers and those who fail to yield the right of way. 

If you or someone you love has been injured in a car crash that was caused by the negligent actions of another person, you have legal rights that can help you recover. Getting help from a car crash attorney in West Covina may help ensure that you’re able to protect your legal rights. 

As a successful personal injury attorney in California, Attorney Levin represents numerous car crash victims and ensures that they get the compensation and justice they are entitled to. Our skilled legal team at the Law Offices of Jennie Levin, P.C., is fully committed to providing top-notch legal services to our clients. We ensure that their well-being is protected every step of the way. 

If you have been injured in a car accident, contact our California personal injury law firm at 323-951-1188 to get started on your case.

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