Los Angeles, CA (October 29, 2021) – Valentin Lorenzo, 36, was killed in a single-vehicle crash on the 101 Freeway, near Vine Street in Los Angeles County.
The collision was reported around 04:25 a.m. California Highway Patrol and paramedics responded to the scene shortly thereafter. Lorenzo had been traveling on the 101 and the driver moved onto the off-ramp in his Honda Odyssey, when he ran through a fence and through some trees.
Police and first responders found Lorenzo and they sustained major injuries. They originally believed that Lorenzo has been a pedestrian. Authorities now know him to be a passenger from the vehicle. Responders transported the driver to the hospital.
Lorenzo was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. At this time, it is unknown whether drugs or alcohol are suspected as factors in the deadly crash and the investigation is ongoing.
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Personal Injury Claims (Wrongful Death) in Los Angeles
In this case, the family members of Valentin Lorenzo can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition to that, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
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Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Valentin Lorenzo
Certainly, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, it’s important to have a strong team of experienced personal injury attorneys handling your case. Jacoby & Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, San Diego, and Sacramento. Our lawyers can help you get justice as well as the compensation you rightfully deserve, including car accident settlements and more. Give us a call today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
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