Three Teens – Andyn Bae, Nicholas Torres, and Eric Gullekson, casualty in single-vehicle crash in Pasadena, CA
Pasadena, CA (January 18, 2022) – Three teens died in a fatal single-vehicle car crash Around 210 Freeway in Pasadena. Andyn Bae (17) was identified as the driver of the 2005 Honda. The teenage passengers of the vehicle were Nicholas Torres (17) and Eric Gullekson (16). The incident happened on Sunday at around 8:30 pm.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the vehicle headed through Michillinda Avenue when Bae lost control, causing the Honda to crash into a raised concrete curb. After that, the Honda went westbound, striking a chain link fence and falling into a dirt embankment. Then, it flipped near south of Foothill Boulevard.
The three teens who died in the violent crash were from San Gabriel Valley
First responders found Bae and Gullekson dead at the scene. Torres was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital, but also died later in the hospital. Loved ones of the victims held a vigil to grieve the loss of three teenagers.
Authorities are investigating the incident. Right now, it is unsure if alcohol or drugs were involved. If you have information about this case, you can contact CHP Officer Villanueva at 626-296-8100.
Who can Pursue Personal Injury Claims (Wrongful Death) in Pasadena?
In this case, the family members of Andyn Bae, Nicholas Torres, and Eric Gullekson 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.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Andyn Bae, Nicholas Torres, and Eric Gullekson
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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