Jacob Iskander Hit and Killed by Vehicle on Tuesday Evening in Westlake Village


9-Year-Old Jacob Iskander Killed in Westlake Village Pedestrian Crash at Saddle Mountain Drive and Triunfo Canyon Road 

9-Year-Old Jacob Iskander Killed in Westlake Village Pedestrian Crash at Saddle Mountain Drive and Triunfo Canyon Road

Westlake Village, California – The second brother to die after a Westlake Village pedestrian crash that occurred Tuesday evening was identified as Jacob Iskander, 9, according to a local news source.

Jacob’s elder brother, Mark Iskander, 11, died at the scene of the crash that occurred at around 7:10 p.m. September 29, at Saddle Mountain Drive and Triunfo Canyon Road.

According to investigators, Mark and Jacob were with their family in the crosswalk when the two were hit. Their mother was able to rescue a their sibling on a Razor scooter and another in a stroller.

Jacob was rushed to Los Robles Regional Medical Center, where he died several hours later.

The driver who hit the boys, identified as Rebecca Grossman, 57, of Hidden Hills, reportedly fled the scene but was arrested on two counts of vehicular manslaughter. She was being held on a $2 million bail.

Grossman was determined to have been driving while under the influence.

The crash remains under investigation.

Arin Khodaverdian, CEO and Managing Attorney 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. Swift action by an intelligent and experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

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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. We have numerous other 6-figure settlements within 30 days. While these results are atypical and do not predict future outcomes, justice in these cases helped bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the families.”

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