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Lakeland, CA – 1 Killed in Car Accident at Grand Avenue and Vail Street 

Lakeland, CA (August 12, 2019) – One person was tragically killed in a DUI car accident on Sunday morning. The devastating car accident occurred at 2:30 a.m. August 11th, in the area of Grand Avenue and Vail Street.

Reports claim that Jose Luis Montejo, 22, was driving a Buick Rendezvous northbound when he collided head-on with a southbound Chevrolet Chevelle. The currently-unidentified driver of the Chevrolet Chevelle was killed on impact, while Montejo sustained moderate injuries in the aftermath of the accident. Montejo was transported to Inland Valley Medical Center in Wildomar for treatment of his wounds.

Authorities would later arrest Montejo under the suspicion of DUI. Further details on what substance Montejo may have been under the influence of during the collision remains unknown. A full investigation into the accident is underway by officials.

We send our condolences to the family and friends of the victim.

California Car Accidents

Since 2013, California car accidents have increased by 28%. Disturbingly enough, 40% of California motorists have admitted to using cellular devices while operating a vehicle. In total, California accounts for 12% of the nation’s auto deaths.

Lakeland, CA - 1 Killed in Car Accident at Grand Avenue and Vail Street Negligent drivers pose a serious threat to all other motorists. Drivers who are distracted by their phone, radio, and general rubbernecking can cause you severe personal injury or worse. If you find yourself the victim of someone’s recklessness, contact a professional Calfornia car accident lawyer.

The Los Angeles Injury Group will stop at nothing to win your compensation. Our team of dedicated lawyers is more than capable of obtaining justice for your pain and suffering. If you or a loved require a Calfornia car accident lawyer, contact the Los Angeles Injury Group at 310-954-7248.



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