Chowchilla, California (November 10, 2019) – A 15-year-old girl was killed in a car
accident in Chowchilla on Friday night, according to the California Highway
The fatal car crash
happened on Ventura Avenue at 5th Street at an unspecified time.
CHP said 24-year-old
Marcos Torres was driving a car when he run a red light at the intersection and
slammed into a second car.
The teenage passenger of
the second car identified as Jaycee Willet was seriously injured in the accident
and was transported to the hospital where she later died.
Torres was later
arrested and booked into the Madera County jail on charges of DUI and vehicular
manslaughter while under the influence.
No further information
An investigation to
determine the cause of 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.