1 Killed in Fiery Car Crash on 5 Freeway near Las Pulgas Road in North County

1 Killed in North County Car Accident on 5 Freeway near Las Pulgas Road

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North County, California (October 15, 2019) – According to a local news source, at least one person was killed in a car accident involving a big rig that occurred in North County on Monday morning.

The accident was reported at about 5:00 a.m. October 14, in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 Freeway near Las Pulgas Road.

As per the report, a sedan was stopped on the freeway when it was struck by a big rig. The impact of the collision caused the sedan to be pinned to the center divider where it caught fire.

Officials of the fire department responded to the incident and extinguished the flames.

An occupant of the sedan was killed in the crash.

The identity of the deceased was not immediately disclosed.

The collision resulted in a temporary closure of the freeway as the authorities worked the scene.

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.