Gardena, California (December 26, 2019) – The authorities have
disclosed the identity of an 18-year-old man who was killed in a car crash that
left one other person seriously injured in Gardena on Sunday morning.
According to a local news source, the fatal traffic collision occurred in the area of West Artesia Boulevard and Normandie Avenue at about 6:02 a.m. December 22.
The California Highway Patrol said
a black Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution was
traveling eastbound when it rear-ended a gray Honda Civic for
A passenger in the Honda, who was later identified by the Los Angeles
County Coroner’s office as Bailey Reyna, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A second occupant of the Honda was hospitalized in unknown condition.
24-year-old Jonathan Salazar of Vista who was driving the
Mitsubishi was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
No other information was provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
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 is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.