Los Angeles, CA (August 13, 2020) – A car accident in a Canoga Park neighborhood left one person dead and at least two others with injuries on the morning of Wednesday, August 12th.

As stated in a report that was published by a local news source, the deadly collision took place in the 8300 block of North Canoga Avenue at around 6:40 a.m.

Local law enforcement officers stated that two vehicles of undisclosed make and model collided with one another on North Canoga Avenue at the Roscoe Boulevard intersection for reasons that have yet to be determined.

Officials from the Los Angeles Fire Department along with emergency medical personnel reported to the scene of the accident. On their arrival, they pronounced one victim dead at the scene.

First responders also assessed two other victims for potential injuries sustained during the accident. The identities of the deceased victim and the injured victims have not been yet disclosed by local law enforcement.

In the meantime, police officers provisionally closed off the crash site after the accident, the cause of which is still under professional inquiry in an effort to establish cause and liability.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA - Fatal Accident on Canoga Ave

Deaths arising from motor vehicle collisions claimed approximately 50 victims for every 100,000 California residents in 2018. Despite the fact that this total is substantially less than America’s average of 65 deaths from vehicle collisions for every 100,000 United States residents, car accidents still remaining the primary source of unforeseen deaths across the state. 

The loss of a loved one is always a distressing, heartbreaking experience but when someone you love was taken from you in an avoidable accident that was the result of the negligent or reckless actions of another driver, the devastation and emotional trauma cut much deeper. While their life may be over in an instant, your pain and suffering will not be. 

The California wrongful death attorneys at Richard Harris Law empathize with what you and your family are going through. Our firm’s case history includes a prolific number of wrongful death cases with successful outcomes favoring our clients. 

Decades of collective experience have given us direct insight into the reasoning and acuity used by our legal system, meaning that our first-rate wrongful death attorneys can readily identify the steps you need to take in order to build an effective California personal injury case

We take an enormous amount of pride in our professional reliability and reputation, along with the immense amount of knowledge and skill we have developed that has empowered us to improve and evolve as personal injury attorneys. 

If another person’s negligent or careless behavior was the cause of your loved one’s death, then we wholeheartedly suggest that you reach out to us and make an appointment with one of our dedicated wrongful death attorneys by giving our law offices a call at 702-444-4444. 

Your first consultation with us will include a free assessment of your California wrongful death claim. Once we are familiar with your case, we will be able to recommend the best legal path towards the positive outcome of your case.

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