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Mother of 3 Killed in Porter Ranch Crash

Mother of 3 Killed in Porter Ranch Crash

Los Angeles, CA – A mother of three was killed on Thursday, June 9, 2022, around 11:45 p.m. The crash occurred on 118 Freeway near Reseda Boulevard.

According to police, David Cohen, 31, was driving a Lexus SUV with his wife and three kids. He lost control of the vehicle, collided with a guardrail, hit a dirt embankment and a concrete sewer drain, and then the car caught fire. Cohen and the three children were able to get out of the vehicle. His wife Zeomara Cohen, was unable to be extricated and died at the scene. The three children, ages 4 months to 9 years old, were taken to the hospital. Cohen was arrested for suspicion of DUI.

Car Accidents 

Every day, about 32 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes. In this devastating accident, the victims and their families should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:  

  • Driver accident history  
  • Police accident report  
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol  
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Accident history at this intersection 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions  

Victims of car accidents can be left with extensive injuries including: 

  • Head injuries    
  • Back and spine injuries    
  • Rib injuries    
  • Neck and shoulder injuries    
  • Any many more…    

Car Accident Attorneys 

At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and highly trained car accident attorneys have helped many clients injured in car accidents get the best result possible and have found some common causes of car accidents include:  

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

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced car accident attorneys 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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