Sal Fernandez Killed in Garden Grove Accident on Euclid Street and Orangewood Avenue


Sal Fernandez Killed in Garden Grove Collision on Euclid Street and Orangewood Avenue

Sal Fernandez Killed in Garden Grove Collision on Euclid Street and Orangewood Avenue

Garden Grove, California – Sal Fernandez, 34, was among three people who were killed in a Garden Grove accident that took place in the area of Euclid Street and Orangewood Avenue early Friday morning, according to the authorities.

Officers from the Garden Grove Police Department saw a Dodge Ram truck traveling at a high rate of speed through a parking lot in the area of Chapman Avenue and Harbor Boulevard at around 2:15 a.m.

They began pursuing the vehicle and activated their lights and sirens in an attempt to stop the driver.

Minutes later, the speeding truck collided with a car at Euclid Street and Orangewood Avenue.

The truck then crashed through a wall, struck a water hydrant and overturned into a pool at a home.

Fernandez was one of the two occupants of the truck. Fernandez and the second occupant, Joseph Mendoza, 28, were both pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the car, Michael Clugston, 39, of Anaheim, was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The accident is under investigation.

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.