Vista, CA – Rollover Crash Ends in Fatality
Vista, CA (November 14, 2018) – According to the San Diego Medical Examiner, a rollover crash that took place on Highway 78 at Mar Vista Drive claimed the life of Juliette Short, 67, of Escondido, California.
At approximately 2:15 on Saturday morning, paramedics responded to calls that a vehicle was flipped over. They responded to the scene of the accident and transported the victim immediately to Palomar Medical Center Emergency Department. She succumbed to her injuries just three short days later.
There is absolutely no other information concerning other vehicles involved or the cause of the accident available at this time. Police are keeping the investigation open for the time being.
Car Accident Fatalities in California
In 2013 there were 32,719 fatalities that were the direct result of 30,057 car accidents. This averages out to 1.08 deaths for each fatal car accident. Interestingly enough, California’s statistics on this matter are exactly on par with the national average. Sadly, this number has shown a steady upward trend over the past several years with pedestrian fatalities being the largest group. The top five counties in the state of California that are renowned for their high numbers of fatal traffic accidents are:
- Los Angeles (630)
- San Bernardino (264)
- Riverside (225)
- San Diego (201)
- Orange (185)
If you or someone that you care for has been injured or even killed in a traffic accident that was the result of the negligence of another driver, then you need to contact the Los Angeles Injury Group as soon as possible. If you can prove that the other driver was at fault then you may be entitled to substantial compensation for your losses including medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. We can help you build your case from the ground up to ensure that you do not suffer needless financial hardship. For a free consultation with one of our qualified attorneys, please give us a call at (310) 954-7248 today.