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Four Injuries and One Fatality Reported in Van Nuys Collision

Four Injuries and One Fatality Reported in Van Nuys Collision

Van Nuys, CA – A fatal accident occurred in Van Nuys, resulting in the death of one person and causing four others, including an 11-year-old child, to be hospitalized. The incident took place on Saticoy Street near Sepulveda Boulevard at approximately 3:45 a.m. on Sunday, July 16, 2023, when two vehicles carrying a total of five occupants collided.

According to LAPD Sergeant Jeremy Miller, the collision occurred when a white Mustang, traveling westbound on Saticoy Street at a high speed, lost control and crossed over the double yellow line, ultimately crashing into a gray Audi. Tragically, a 21-year-old female passenger in the white Mustang was killed as a result of the impact. The remaining four victims, including the young girl, a 30-year-old woman, and two 21-year-old men, sustained severe injuries.

Car Accidents 

On average, there are over 200,000 car accidents that result in injury each year in California. In this accident, those injured, and their families should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:

  • Driver accident history
  • Police accident report
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Phone and texting records of the driver
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Evaluation if pavement markings are clear and up to code
  • Evaluation is road signage is clear and up to code
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident
  • Inspection of the road conditions
  • Vehicle blind spots
  • Driving records
  • Accident history at this intersection
  • Timing of traffic signals

Car Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible. While handling various accident cases, our attorneys have gained experience that has helped them identify some of the most common causes of car accidents:

  • Texting and driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Aggressive driving
  • Inexperienced driving
  • Fatigue
  • Alcohol or drug involvement

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.

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