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Palmdale, CA (January 8, 2020) – One person was tragically killed in a traffic collision that also left two others injured on Monday morning, January 6th, in Palmdale. The collision claimed the life of 32-year-old Rueben Cuentas, of Littlerock, and police have now identified one of the injured victims involved in the crash.
According to police, Cuentas was heading north along 50th Street East in a 1989 Lincoln Town Car when he collided with a 2013 Subaru Legacy at or near the intersection with Avenue North. First responders arrived at the scene where Cuentas was sadly pronounced deceased. The passenger in the Legacy, now identified as Cherise R. Cole, also of Littlerock, was transported to a local hospital with major injuries.
At this time, there has been no information reported concerning the third victim of this crash. The collision is under investigation by authorities.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Rueben Cuentas at this time. Our thoughts are with Cherise R. Cole, the other injured victim and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Throughout the Golden State, approximately 9.1 people per 100,000 sadly lost their lives in a California motor vehicle accident in the year 2017. While the numbers will likely continue to fluctuate, many people will suffer devastating and even fatal injuries during sudden collisions. Although it can be tremendously challenging, it is crucial to know your rights after suffering because of the sheer negligence of another person.
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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