Steven Castillo Sanchez Killed in AV Freeway Pedestrian Crash After a Car Hit Him
Palmdale, CA (February 6, 2024) – Steven Castillo Sanchez (21) succumbed to fatal injuries after an AV Freeway pedestrian crash on a highway bordering on or within the Angeles National Forest. According to The Antelope Valley Times, the crash happened around 7:25 a.m. on Sunday.
Steven Castillo Sanchez died after an AV Freeway pedestrian crash on a highway on or within Angeles National Forest.
Steven Castillo Sanchez, aged 21, tragically died after being hit by a car on a highway near or within the Angeles National Forest.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident transpired at 32101 Angeles Forest Highway, between Antelope Valley (14) Freeway and Mt. Emma Road.
Currently, no information about the driver or whether they stayed at the scene was provided.
At this time, the exact cause of this AV Freeway crash involving Steven Castillo Sanchez remains unknown. Further details on the incident were unavailable.
J&M Tip: Drivers must always remain vigilant for pedestrians to avoid accidents. If you’re injured as a pedestrian, promptly contact a qualified pedestrian accident attorney to discuss your legal options.
Google Map of the Pedestrian Accident in Palmdale, CA
More About Pedestrian Accident Liability
Pedestrians like Steven Castillo Sanchez usually get major to fatal injuries in pedestrian accidents, such as in this AV Freeway pedestrian crash. Sometimes, they can even cause death. When it comes to liability, it can fall on the pedestrian or driver based on various factors of the accident. Proving liability can become vague or obvious. The process generally involves finding out who acted carelessly, causing the accident. Any Los Angeles personal injury or accident lawyer will tell you that you need to show the following to prove negligence and liability:
- legal responsibility or “duty of care”
- violated or breached the duty of care
- the violation caused the accident
- the violation resulted in injuries or damages
In some cases, the driver might’ve sped down the road, hitting the pedestrian. This can put fault on the driver. Meanwhile, pedestrians can get hit by a car because they acted against traffic signals, such as jaywalking. In these instances, the pedestrian can become at fault. Other factors, such as lack of road markings and ample lighting, can also lead to pedestrian accidents. In these cases, a pedestrian accident lawyer can help look at all angles to determine liability. Learn more about pedestrian accident lawyers in California here. You can also check out these resources about wrongful death attorneys and personal injury lawyers.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims: Steven Castillo Sanchez in AV Freeway Pedestrian Crash
In this case, the family members of Steven Castillo Sanchez in this AV Freeway pedestrian crash can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition, 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.
Do you have any legal questions about accidents? Get answers and common accident-related legal advice here:
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Indeed, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, getting your rightful compensation is also important to help with recovery. Getting advice and guidance from experienced personal injury attorneys can help you pursue your case. For instance, Jacoby and Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for any car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Palmdale, and Sacramento. Consulting a lawyer can help you get insight and information about complicated topics, including car accident settlements and more. If you’d like professional advice about your case, call us today at 800-500-0000 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to help you.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the parties mentioned above. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Steven Castillo Sanchez in this AV Freeway pedestrian crash.
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