1 Killed, Chevette Pugh Injured in Bel Air Car Accident on 405 Freeway near Bel Air Crest Road

Chevette Pugh Injured in Fatal Car Accident on 405 Freeway near Bel Air Crest Road in Bel Air, Los Angeles


Los Angeles, California (October 9, 2019) – A man was killed in a collision involving a big rig that happened in the Bel Air area of Los Angeles early Tuesday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on 405 Freeway near Bel Air Crest Road at about 4:00 a.m. October 8.

The authorities said a man had been driving a Dodge Journey on the roadway when his vehicle became disabled and was rear-ended by a Kenworth truck driven by 49-year-old Craig Zackery.

The unidentified driver of the Dodge was killed in the collision.

A passenger in the Dodge, 32-year-old Chevette Pugh, was seriously injured and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Zackery was unhurt.                                                                                           

The authorities ruled out drugs and alcohol as factors in the collision.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.