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Twelve Injured and One Killed After Car Crashes Into Taco Stand

Twelve Injured and One Killed After Car Crashes Into Taco Stand

Pomona, CA – An accident occurred on Friday, October 14, 2022, when a vehicle crashed into a taco stand near Dudley Street and Holt Avenue. The collision occurred around 7:45 p.m. 

According to the Pomona police department, a 26-year-old woman was travelling when she lost control of her vehicle and crossed into the oncoming lane, crashing into pedestrians in front of the taco stand. One of the pedestrians, Gilberto Cazares Payan, was killed in the collision. Twelve others were injured. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.  

Pedestrian Accidents 

Unfortunately, over 70,000 pedestrians are injured due to careless drivers each year. In this horrible accident, those injured, and their families should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this 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   
  • Speed the driver was travelling  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident   
  • Inspection of the road conditions  
  • Driving records   
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • Video from businesses located on this intersection 

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible. While handling several of these cases, attorneys at The Barnes Firm have found common causes of pedestrian accidents usually include one or more of the following: 

  • Fatigue  
  • Texting and driving  
  • Distracted driving   
  • Failure to yield right of way   
  • Speeding   
  • Aggressive driving   
  • Inexperienced driving   
  • Alcohol or drug involvement   

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. 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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