Westminster, CA – Robert Polino Avila Killed in Crash on Goldenwest St
Westminster, CA (June 10, 2022) – Authorities in Westminster are trying to figure out what caused a fatal crash that took the life of a crossing guard in Westminster on Tuesday, June 7. At approximately 5:35 a.m., the incident occurred on Goldenwest Street.
According to reports, the wreck happened on Goldenwest Street in the 14500 block. Robert Polino Avila, age 77, was driving a vehicle involved in the crash. He was pronounced deceased on-site.
Avila was a longtime crossing guard for the city. He was not at his job site when the crash occurred, however. A passenger present in Avila’s vehicle and the other driver involved were transported to UC Irvine Medical Center to be treated for injuries of an unknown magnitude.
Authorities in Westminster continue to investigate.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Robert Polino Avila.
California Car Crashes
Over 400,000 car accidents happen in California per year. Approximately 55,000 of these happen in Los Angeles. This number continues to get higher each year, leaving victims and their loved ones to overcome difficult and overwhelming consequences.
Victims and their families will most likely suffer impacts that last a long time due to their car accidents. Everyone would like to hope that no one ever suffers injuries in an auto accident. However, people are injured each and every day in car wrecks in California and throughout the United States. On average, more than 3,200 people lose their lives in car crashes in California per year. Over 270,000 sustain injuries, according to reports.
Driver negligence causes a large percentage of all car accidents in the United States. Driver negligence includes reckless driving, impaired driving, drowsy driving, speeding, and more. More than 94% of auto accidents in the United States are caused by driver negligence.
When someone you love loses their life due to a negligent driver’s actions, surviving families may be overcome with frustration and guilt. A Westminster wrongful death attorney will help you move on from the aftermath of your family member’s collision in numerous ways.
If you believe that your loved one lost their life due to the negligent actions of another person, you may qualify for significant financial compensation for the injuries and damages you may have endured due to their collision. A wrongful death lawyer is your best bet if you wish to receive compensation to help pay for medical bills, funeral costs, and more. Compensation may also be paid by way of pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and more.
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