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Gardena, CA – Thomas Davis Jr Killed in Crash on Van Ness Ave

Gardena, CA (December 07, 2020) – A man suffered fatal injuries following a multi-vehicle accident in the city of Gardena on Wednesday, December 2nd.

Initial reports state that, at about 10:30 a.m., 64-year-old Thomas Cary Davis Jr., a resident of Los Angeles, was traveling northbound along Van Ness Avenue in a Dodge Ram pick-up truck, just north of 139th Street. For reasons that have yet to be determined, his Ram collided with the rear-end of the vehicle in front of him. 

An officer from the Gardena Police Department said that a third vehicle was also involved and took damage as well.

Davis was transported via ambulance to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He was pronounced dead a short while later. 

No details have been released concerning the post-crash medical conditions of anyone else involved in this incident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Thomas Cary Davis Jr., at this time.

Fatal Car Crashes in Gardena

In 2018, the fatal vehicle collision rate n the state of California dropped by slightly more than 8% from the previous year, falling from 3,884 down to 3,563. Vehicle collisions are the preeminent cause of unintentional deaths and serious injuries across the state and across the country. 

During that same year, 1,069 people died during vehicle collisions that involved intoxicated drivers. 42% of all driver fatalities posthumously tested positive for drugs and/or alcohol.

Losing a person that you love is always a shocking and heartbreaking event but when someone you love is killed during an accident that could have been avoided and was caused by the negligent or reckless behavior of another person, the psychological trauma and anguish are that much stronger. While your loved one’s life will be over in an instant, your grief and suffering will not be. 

If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal vehicle collision, the California wrongful death attorneys at AgnewBrusavich can help. We have the skill and the determination that you need on your side in order to obtain the maximum amount of financial compensation allowed by the state’s personal injury laws. 

With a comprehensive and thorough knowledge of California’s judicial system, our distinguished personal injury attorneys recognize the work that goes into developing a profitable California car accident claim. We have gained our respected reputations as one of the best personal injury firms in the state by putting our clients first.

If you have suffered the tragic loss of someone you love because of the negligence or recklessness of another person, then we strongly advise you to consult with a dedicated California personal injury attorney by calling (310) 928-9081 and scheduling an appointment for a free, no-obligation evaluation of your California wrongful death claim and advice on what legal actions are best for your circumstances.

Note: AgnewBrusavich has created these posts with the use of secondary sources. The information contained in these posts has not been independently verified by our firm. Please contact our firm as soon as possible if any information appears to be inaccurate. We will immediately make the necessary corrections.

Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in Southern California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.



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