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Long Beach, CA: One Dead, Two Injured in Head-On Collision

Fatal head-on collision in Long Beach
Fatal head-on collision in Long Beach

Long Beach, California (February 21, 2018): One person was killed and two others were injured in a tragic head-on collision at Atlantic Place and Atlantic Avenue on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Authorities are conducting a full investigation into the crash and only limited details have been released publicly.

While no official determination of cause has been made, it is believed that the collision occurred when a southbound 2016 Chevrolet Cruze, driven by 27-year-old Wilbur Loza, failed to navigate a turn at the end of Atlantic Place and crossed over the median, crashing into a northbound 2014 Toyota Corolla. Loza was pronounced dead at the scene.

The occupants of the Toyota, an unidentified 24-year-old man and 20-year-old woman,  were both taken to the hospital to receive treatment for injuries that are described as minor and nonlife-threatening. No updates have been provided and no further information is known at this time.

The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of Wilbur Loza. We are truly heartbreaking loss and we pray for your recovery and for the recovery of those injured in this senseless tragedy. The aftermath of a motor vehicle crash can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming. It is important for victims to know the remedies that may be available to them under the law.

If you or your loved ones have been victims of a motor vehicle crash, California law may give you the right to recover monetary compensation for your pain, loss, and expenses. Find out more and call the Los Angeles Injury Group at 310-954-7248 to schedule a free consultation on your case with one of our experienced and dedicated motor vehicle crash attorneys today.

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