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Azusa, CA – Fatal Traffic Collision Reported on San Gabriel Canyon Rd

Azusa, CA (July 26, 2020) – Authorities in the Azusa neighborhood of Los Angeles County reported a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday morning, July 26th. The collision happened on San Gabriel Canyon Road (CA-39) at approximately 8:32 a.m.

According to police officials, at least two collided in the vicinity of mile marker 23.11, resulting in the closure of both northbound and southbound lanes. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene where they went to work assisting the victims involved.

Officers say that at least one person was pronounced deceased at the scene but details are limited at this time. The roadway was blocked for approximately three hours as crews worked to clear the wreckage.

Authorities are presently conducting an investigation into the events that led to this incident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Los Angeles County

According to official statistics, the year 2015 saw an estimated 52,000 traffic collisions just within the city of Los Angeles, alone. Of these numerous incidents, at least 584 people lost their lives, according to reports. Collisions not only in the city but car accidents in Los Angeles County and other areas around southern California are often severe as many leads to devastating injuries or death. The total number of crashes rose in 2016 to 55,350, and some of the leading causes of these accidents included careless motorists who engage in actions such as intoxicated driving, speeding, and distracted driving.

Car accidents often result in not only physical damage and injuries but emotional and financial turmoil as well. Fully understanding your rights as a victim or bereaved loved one can be of the utmost significance as you begin working on moving forward. First and foremost, however, those who have suffered at the hands of a negligent driver or other entity must recognize the need for aggressive representation to fight on their behalf. In the event of a crash that has claimed the life of a family member, loved ones are encouraged to hold the responsible party liable for wrongful death.

After suffering an injury or the loss of a family member, victims are left with tremendous costs due to hospitalizations and continued care, including years of therapy in many cases. There can often be nothing more important than obtaining astute representation that understands the sensitive nature of such a time. The victim of someone else’s actions should never be held responsible for the cost of their treatment, and an experienced car accident attorney will help you recover the compensation you deserve.

At AgnewBrusavich, our dedicated Torrance car accident attorneys are devoted to helping those who have wrongfully suffered at the hands of an irresponsible party throughout Torrance and surrounding areas. We understand the overwhelming moments that follow a sudden and severe accident, and we are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured or lost a loved one because of someone else’s negligence, contact our Los Angeles accident attorneys at (310) 928-9081 today.

Note: AgnewBrusavich has created these posts solely using secondary sources. The information contained in these posts has not been 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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