Cajon Pass, CA – 61-Year-Old Killed in Highway 138 Accident
Cajon Pass, CA (September 28, 2018) – Police say that one person was killed in a serious Highway 138 accident near the Cajon Junction Pass. The accident happened on Thursday, September 27.
The accident took place around 8:20 a.m. about a mile away from the Interstate 15 Freeway. The California Highway Patrol said that a Toyota Camry and an SUV collided head-on in the westbound lanes of Highway 138.
Officials responded to the scene of the accident and two people had to be extricated from the vehicle. Four people were injured at the time of the accident.
Three individuals were taken by ambulance to the hospital while one person was airlifted. One person, 61-year-old Betty Margaret Estrada, was taken to the hospital but died while she was there. No other names of victims have been released at this time.
The investigation into the crash continues at this time.
Cajon Pass Car Accident
From here, investigators will take a close look at the accident to determine how it happened and who is at fault. If you believe that negligence was in action, you have a right to move forward with a claim. We wish to extend our condolences to the family of Betty Estrada and hope that all parties who have been injured will recover due to this accident.
Authorities will take a close look to determine if negligence caused this serious accident. They will look at the location of the vehicles when they ran into one another, take a closer look at speeds of the vehicles at the time and cell phone logs to ensure that distracted driving didn’t take place, and a variety of other factors.
If it is determined that another party is liable for the accident, the family of the loved one who lost her life will be able to bring a wrongful death claim on behalf of her and will be able to receive compensation for aspects like loss of companionship, medical bills incurred, funeral costs, and more.
We want to help in your time of need at the Los Angeles Injury Group, as we understand just how difficult it can be to go through one of these serious accidents. Call us for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need at 310-954-7248.