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West Covina, CA – One Dead, One Injured in Fiery I-10 Crash

West Covina, CA (April 29, 2022) – One person died and another was injured when a vehicle erupted into flames after colliding with another vehicle on the 10 Freeway on Wednesday, April 27th in West Covina.

California Highway Patrol reported to the scene at about 12:00 a.m. On their arrival, they discovered a two-vehicle accident with one vehicle fully engulfed in flames. 

Covina Fire Department also responded and was able to quickly extinguish the flames. Upon doing so, they discovered one person inside the vehicle. The victim was pronounced at the scene.

An occupant of the other vehicle was taken to a nearby hospital in unknown condition.

The cause of the accident remains undetermined.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in California

West Covina, CA - One Dead, One Injured in Fiery I-10 Crash

More than 400,000 vehicle accidents occur in California per year, 55,000 of which take place in Los Angeles. This number is on the rise and gets higher each year, leaving victims and their families to deal with difficult and stressful consequences. 

Unfortunately, a large percentage of these collisions are the result of driver negligence. Some forms of driver negligence include reckless driving, speeding, impaired driving, fatigued driving, and more. Driver negligence accounts for more than 94% of all car crashes in the United States every year.

When a loved one is lost due to the negligent actions of another driver, surviving family members may feel frustrated and overwhelmed. A wrongful death lawyer in California will be able to help you move forward from the aftermath of your loved one’s crash in more ways than one.  

West Covina Wrongful Death Attorneys

In the worst-case scenario that you are under the impression that someone you love was fatally injured in a negligently caused California traffic collision, you could be entitled to significant compensation for your losses and incurred damages that may have resulted from your loved one’s recent traffic accident. Consulting a West Covina wrongful death attorney is your best bet in receiving full and fair compensation in order to cover things like funeral costs and outstanding medical bills. You can also collect compensation in the form of pain and suffering, among other forms. 

The West Covina personal injury lawyers at the law offices of Jennie Levin, P.C., have an excellent track record when it comes to providing victims and their families with the best, most effective legal help available. We firmly believe that no one should ever have to pay for being injured by another person’s negligence and that people who cause accidents due to being careless or otherwise inattentive should be held accountable for their actions. 

Depending on the circumstances of your case, we will award you compensation in the form of punitive damages and loss of consortium in order for you to get your life back on track as quickly and seamlessly as possible after your accident. Call 323-951-1188 to get started on your case today. 

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.