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Palmdale, CA (January 7, 2020) – One man was killed in a head-on collision that was reported at the intersection of 50th Street and East Avenue North on Monday morning, January 6th. The fatal incident happened at around 9:25 a.m. in Palmdale and left two others with major injuries.
According to officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department, two vehicles collided head-on at the intersection and paramedics were dispatched to the scene. Upon their arrival, responders pronounced one victim, identified as 32-year-old Rueben Cuentas, deceased. Two other victims were hospitalized and listed in critical condition.
Investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department are actively working to piece together the events that led to this crash.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Rueben Cuentas at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Across California, 9.1 people per 100,000 lost their lives in a motor vehicle accident during 2017. While the numbers are likely to continue fluctuating, there is little doubt that many people will continue to suffer catastrophic or fatal injuries during sudden collisions. Although it can be tremendously difficult, it is important to know your rights in the event that you have found yourself suffering because of the negligence of another party.
At The May Firm, we will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path ahead. We believe that anyone who has operated a vehicle in an inattentive manner that resulted in injuries or the loss of a loved one should be held liable for their actions. If you have lost a family member or suffered an injury in a collision, please call us at (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to receive a free consultation with one of our compassionate attorneys today.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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